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Fire-Flowers

And only to the heart that knows of grief,
Of desolating fire, of human pain,
There comes some purifying sweet belief,
Some fellow-feeling beautiful, if brief.
And life revives, and blossoms once again.

The True Born Englishman

BY DANIEL DEFOE 1700 Thus from a mixture of all kinds began, That het’rogeneous thing, an Englishman: In eager rapes, and furious lust begot, Betwixt a painted Britain and a Scot. Whose gend’ring off-spring quickly learn’d to bow, And yoke their heifers to the Roman...

Alexander Caldwell at KOAC

Alexander Caldwell at KOAC

ALEXANDER CALDWELL has a small sculpture installed on the grounds of the Kiyooka Ohe Arts Center,  out on the western edge of the city (Calgary). The piece reminds me of New York based architect John Hejduk and his mid 80's work, like those works, this is poetic,...