Monday, 8 November 2021

Perseverance - A Time Capsule

In June 2021 a time capsule was buried in Newcastle Cathedral - to be opened in 100 years.  My poem 'Perseverance' (which considers the Mars probe landing from an earthbound perspective - and is printed over my photo of Lynemouth Bay on the Northumberland coast) has been included in the capsule.
One of the main themes of my work is to start from the absence of something. The idea of putting this piece into a box which then disappears into a hole, only to be seen many years after my demise, seemed appropriate; to in some ways represent the entire cyclical process. 

Credit: Newcastle Chronicle

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