Poetorials are thematic bodies
of written, spoken & visual poetry.
Often an alchemy of all three forms.
That offer a richly engaging
experience for the inner and
Each poetorial is composed, curated
and choreographed by Colin
as Poetorialist. For varied audiences,
settings and atmospheres.
From live and recorded performances
to exhibitions and publications.
Poetorializing places, events,
cultures, nature and other subjects.
In luminous, adventurous, revealing ways.
From those commissioned to those
This is a fresh sampling...
Ultramarine | a poetorial for The 35th America's Cup
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 created, curated and contributed this poetry around the 2017 yacht races in Bermuda.
Dedicated to the island, islanders and the competing sailors, the challengers & defenders. here is the dedication.
This one-of-a-kind cultural poetorial is led by "Racing," which is also scored to original music.
Berliner Luft | a poetorial for Berlin, Germany
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 ...
Moving Over Millennia | a poetorial for the Aegean Island of Kea
in the aegean, where fabled greek poets walked and mused,
gods resided; where a potent sea, sun and winds ever flow,
timelessly, mythically, cycladically ...
Peace~ability | a poetorial for the 2018 Winter Olympics
a poetorial of global event and sport
celebrating and honoring the spirit of trucefulness;
our deeper, shared humanity, and our ability
and possibility as individuals, cultures and countries
of people to be ever more peaceful within
and between ourselves.