Sonnet "La Maschera"


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Cherie Greene
38 Laval St, Apt 1
MANCHESTER
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Sonnet "La Maschera"

Slam Free or Die poetry event

EmplacementContinent: Amérique du Nord
Pays: United States
Emplacement: Stark Brewing Company
Adresse: Putnam St, 155, Manchester, 03102
Ville: Manchester
Comté: Hillsborough County
Etat/Province: New Hampshire

Détails de l'événementAbstract:
Open mic presentation describing Commedia dell'Arte, followed by poem reading and excerpt from a play in my novel Zani.

Description:

La Maschera

 

Affixing his creation to his face

he masks his native countenance of skin.

A shaman’s visage veils the commonplace,

allowing what was buried to be seen.

He disinters the shrouded Harlequin

from deep beneath the strata of control,

and brushes off the savage chained within—

the feral face—the prehistoric soul.

This artificial front made up for show

unbinds instinct and cages forged restraint.

It makes the masked essence corporeal,

this paradox of leather brow, of paint,

of pulp and paste: he holds his guise concealed

and hides himself, that he may be revealed.


 


Type d'événement:
- Performance

Début: 24/02/2022 Fin: 24/02/2022

 

Dètails de l'organisation Cherie Greene
cherie.konyha.greene@gmail.com

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