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U L T R A M A R I N E
B E R L I N E R - L U F T
M O V I N G O V E R M I L L E N N I A
Poetorials are stories told, flowed, felt
through written, spoken & visual poetry.
Often an alchemy of all three forms.
And sometimes only or mainly through
the prism of one. All to shape
a quietly, or wildly, enlivening story,
Each poetorial is made, curated
and choreographed by Colin
For varied audiences, settings
From live and recorded performances
to exhibitions and publications.
Poetorializing places, nature, culture
and other subjects. In luminous,
adventurous, revealing ways.
From those commissioned to those
This is a fresh sampling...
A body of written, spoken & visual poems honoring
the spirit of the sea, our relationship with nature and the oldest international sporting trophy event that began in 1851.
As poet laureate of the Truce Foundation of the United States, Colin has created, curated and contributed this poetry around the "AC35" yacht races in Bermuda.
Dedicated to the island, islanders and the competing sailors, the challengers & defenders. here is the dedication.
And here is a link to a cross-section of this one-of-a-kind cultural poetorial, led by "Racing," which is also scored to original music.
a poetorial of place...
the seen, felt and heard presence of a city
above and below the surface. its atmospheres
and gestures, its colors, chiaroscuros
and curiosities. a largely visual poetorial;
invited glances of which are here, still
and moving ...
a poetorial, spoken & written, about kea, a mountainous island
in the aegean, where fabled greek poets walked and mused,
gods resided; where a potent sea, sun and winds ever flow,
timelessly, mythically, cycladically ...