Dispersed among some ten poems celebrating the nubiferous paintings of Arthur Dove (1880-1946)) are another forty (also nubiferous) poems by Lynne Potts. I believe this transcendent duplicity requires some prompting about Dove's pictures which are among the earliest abstract works painted in this country. Dove and his second wife Helen Torr lived on a river boat in eastern NY, where their aim was to discover the exact color and form or motif to represent the essence of the object painted. Hence Helen's countless questions ( ...

Porthole View 2014, National Poetry Review Press

ISBN-13: 9781935716358

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