‘Ecsatics’ 2012. Graphite on paper. Image from Ecsatics – a Language of Birds.
its eyes are stone,
its spatular feet crusted with verdigris
it is the shadow of itself:
it is its shadow.
first the shadow then the bird.
This collaboration was a pleasure to work on. Alistair Peebles from Brae Editions pulled it together with professionalism, encouragement and knowledge. The line drawings are my response to birds in flight – the movements, patterns and sounds.
Published by Brae Editions. Poetry by Lesley Harrison, images by Laura Drever