…In a few short words / images / sounds.
“Two lovers kissing masks a scream of midnight / two lovers missing the tranquility of solitude” – a lyrical turn in “That’s Entertainment” by The Jam conjures a visual of the turbulent landscape of despair in Oskar Kokoschka’s “Bride of the Wind.” Where this sticky black tarmac imperial stout shines is on a carpet in a familiar room, illuminated figures in a slow-drying impasto. Worthy.
Featured image: a well-weathered piece of amber glass, found at Sandy Hook, New Jersey (September, 2013.) Photo credit: Jim Baker.