Author Archives: Brenda Clews

About Brenda Clews

poet, painter, videopoet, editor blogs at Rubies in Crystal: http://brendaclews.blogspot.com art website: http://brendaclews.com videopoems: http://goo.gl/zdpZ5

White Fire

A reading of White Fire on CIUT FM in Toronto, 2000
on Nik Beat’s show. Continue reading

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dance/ …indigo folio leaves [audio]

direct link: indigo dance. The audio track from a video poem, worked a little differently for an audio only version. Prose poetry, voice, mix by moi; music: José Travieso’s track, ‘Monster,’ on his album, “No More Faith.” You can watch … Continue reading

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dance/ …indigo folio leaves

direct link: dance/ …indigo folio leaves (with poem) A dance that is creative movement, a moving meditation. Brenda Clews: prose poetry, dance, video. Music: José Travieso’s track, ‘Monster,’ on his album, “No More Faith.” Music …enters your backbone, joints, plucks … Continue reading

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Clothes to Veil Venus

direct link Music by Buz Hendricks: Somewhere Off Jazz Street. Buz created beautiful ethereal, jazz-influenced, sensual music for a poem I composed out of my Suite of Botticelli Venus Poems. The long, original track is at Jamendo. I reworked a … Continue reading

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My Body Is A Word

Brenda Clews, poetry, voice, mix. Music, Lena Selyanina’s piano solo, ‘Summer Morning,’ from “Snowstorm Romance”: http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/73627 Cover is a detail of a painting of mine. _ Testing players – WordPress’s embedded player doesn’t work, or even appear, on my iMac, … Continue reading

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Salt of the Sea

Salt of the Sea.mp3 direct link to poetry recording at SoundClick (if the links above doesn’t work): Salt of the Sea. Livio Amato’s, ‘Dream Opening,’ from his album, “Sensitivity“ Salt of the Sea She said seawards- “Salt in the seas … Continue reading

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Sand Is On Fire, a stenographic poem

Sand Is On Fire: a poem ball a steganographic, hidden poem, wrapped up in disguise (you’d need PS to unfold, a layered version) (only leaving this so you can more clearly see the writing; this is, after all, a response … Continue reading

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Day and Naught

day, night, black, light zebra bands of revolving opposites light: where we offer our admiration to each other dark: where we hide our opinions of each other flashing white smiles, coveting dark thoughts Janus-faced, Dorian Gray, the split personality the … Continue reading

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If I Could Write

direct link: If I Could Write. for JP What would I write if I could write? I reach across continents and oceans into the Parthenon to find you pressing the shutter on your camera, the photograph you sent. Or ordered chaos, but this is my life. A leaf swollen with … Continue reading

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Underground Vault

My hunger, ………..pacing. Dark battlements of earth and stone. No ………..milk of kindness here. In my dull stare I watch you. You seek a comfort of stars I can only imagine. Do not praise me, fool. The maze in which you … Continue reading

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