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Issue 5: October 2020
Haiga: 8 words [R]
Visual Art + senryu
By Mark Meyer

summer swim

 

summer swim, haiga (poem and photograph) by Mark Meyer

Haiga: poem + photograph

Copyright © by Mark Meyer / 3dotstudio. All rights reserved.
Reproduced here with artist’s permission.

 

 

summer swim
cooling himself off
in the gazpacho

 

 

—Reproduced here with artist’s permission from Senryu Circle (Facebook, 24 August 2020)

Mark Meyer
Issue 5, October 2020

is a poet, contemporary visual artist, and retired educator who lives in the Seattle area and describes himself this way: “ex-scientist/ quasi-artist/ semi-poet/ pseudo-guitarist/ meta-misanthrope.” Now in his seventh decade, he was a neurobiologist in a prior lifetime long ago—and still really misses looking through microscopes.

Mark’s short-form poetry has been widely published, and he is the author of a collection of selected poetry and artwork available on Amazon (June 2020): neo-Nothyngge.

His recent paintings, drawings, and digital prints continue his interest in pattern-driven compositions, richly detailed, leaving almost no space unaddressed. As he says, “...there are no big plans or schemes in my work... it’s simply enough to find out where these individual small ‘experiments’ lead me.” His artworks are inspired by scientific, societal, psychological, and theological considerations, reflecting the complex and frenetic condition of our contemporary culture.

More on the Web: By, About, and Beyond

Featured Works by Mark Meyer at Davidson Galleries (Seattle, Washington)

Works by Mark Meyer in Issue 1.8 (29 August 2019) and Issue 1.6 (27 May 2019) of Human/Kind Journal

 
 
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