Tag Archives: Julio Cortazar

Musings

Or really, honestly, are you ever going to finish things? It’s been apparent lately that I have been on a poetry and prose streak. Well, I say streak, now it’s really all I do. And really (as of right now) … Continue reading

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Julio Cortazar and his insect audience (and one spider) (3rd set) (Poems and Pictures)

Solitary light could be the last fails to hold the moths attention incandescent words emanating from Cortazar’s pages keeps the lepidopteran in raptures     ~~~ Thundering down pour lacewing shelters delicate wings under the crumpled spine of Cortazar’s Hopscotch … Continue reading

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Julio Cortazar and his insect audience (2nd Set) (Poems)

Flowers appointment missed hoverfly busy reading Cortazar No longer panning for sap leafhoppers feet trace Cortazars words Cortazars prose hoverfly savours a different nectar Maze of branches and leaves left behind for a maze of words and sentences leafhopper lost … Continue reading

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Julio Cortazar and his insect audience (Poems)

Leafhopper leaping from leaf to page just to glance at Cortazars words Hoverfly resting on pages edge entranced by Hopscotch rhythms Leafen launchpads leafhopper bounding from viridian thicket to read Cortazars prose Black and yellow darting over Cortazars words Cortazars … Continue reading

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Axolotl Magician

First she pulls duckweed out of her hat. The axolotl’s nod approvingly. Then she switches her gills from left to right. The axolotl’s golden eyes beam with excitement. Finally she brings up a volunteer, moves him behind a screen. With … Continue reading

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Ted the Spider and his Literary Adventures

There is a spider clinging to the wall. His name is Ted. While I am writing Ted is looking down on me. Ted is brown, hairy and eight legged yet he does not provide much in the way of feedback. … Continue reading

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The City of La Maga

The city of La Maga decided that it did not like its current design. So down came the towers, the houses, the apartments, the libraries and the shops. After the deconstruction was complete the residents of La Maga drew out … Continue reading

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Julio Cortazar and his (near) Infinite Book

Julio Cortazar’s Hopscotch is a masterful literary creation and is one of those books that can be called genius. The story told within the book is rather simple and is summarised well by Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hopscotch_%28Julio_Cort%C3%A1zar_novel%29 Also here is the Wikipedia … Continue reading

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