She learned her hands in a fairy-tale,/ And her mouth on a valentine

witch.jpgwife.jpg(poetry diary 178 – 2/14/17) Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of the day, here are thumb-nails from Julian Peters’ wonderful illustrations of Edna St. Vincent Millet’s “Witch Wife.”  Scroll down on this page to read the whole comic.

Witch-Wife – Edna St. Vincent Millay

She is neither pink nor pale,
    And she never will be all mine;
She learned her hands in a fairy-tale,
    And her mouth on a valentine.
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Read rest of poem 

Poetry comics! “The Adventures of Whitman” illustrated by Dave Morice & “When You Are Old by W. B. Yeats (Manga Style)” illustrated by Julian Peters

PoetryComicsIn doing research on poetry comics today for a different post (“The Adventures of Whitman” above is by Dave Morice, one of the founders of and best at the genre…see more of it here at Smoke Signals Mag)  I found this gem by Julian Peters

When You Are Old by W. B. Yeats (Manga Style)

Excerpt:

imgresCheck it out–it’s rather wonderful.

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