From: Marti Kirkpatrick
Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 4:51 PM
Subject: poetic art
I am very pleased to inform you that your entry/ies--The Quiet Zone Greenbank Observatory / The Quiet Zone Greenbank Observatory has been not only been accepted by our jury team for the Poetic Art Exhibition at the Workhouse Arts Center but the art has been awarded Best Art and the art & poem has been awarded Best Collaboration 
Marti Deppa Kirkpatrick, Exhibition Coordinator
Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA 22079
Other Collaborative Works Juried into this Exhibit:
Overcast Day, With Rocks by Caroline McNeil, Poetess
and Sharon Kennedy, photographer
Overcast Day, With Rocks
The Visitors, by Caroline McNeil, Poetess
and Sharon Kennedy, photographer
The Visitors – Wetland
Photo--The Quiet Zone Greenbank Observatory by Sharon Kennedy
The Quiet Zone: Green Bank Observatory, by Laura Bentley
" Eight skeletal disks bloom unpetaled
on West Virginia farmland.
They turn their heads
not toward the sun but the galaxies,
listening like the newly deaf
for the hiss..."
Poem, "The Quiet Zone: Green Bank Observatory," Lake Effect--Collection of poems by Laura Treacy Bentley;
also poem & photo published by the Workhouse Arts Center, " Poetic Art, 2010"
Overcast Day, With Rocks by
Caroline McNeil
"Uncanny the way these granite boulders
strewn at the edge of the lake resemble clouds.
Bumpy tactile likenesses of clouds,
dark condensates of clouds, mottled, irregular.
And like them tumbled today upon a dull silk plane,
both sky and sky-like lake being overcast,
both smooth white strata...."

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