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Published on Fridays since January 2019
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NIGHT OWL SONATA (in one movement)
written by Holly Lee
Let me describe to you a curb side garden - our humble front porch built with the help of a few good friends, V, B and T. Right in front of our big window, against painted cyan blue bricks, the raised bed garden is a long, narrow rectangular box constructed with brown pressure-treated wood, 11 ft by 2 ft, 1.5 ft deep, and estimated to hold about one cubic yard of topsoil, which could be ordered online without any hassle, and delivered next day right to our door. A few days of busy work and intermittent rain interrupted, almost a week went by before we were able to fill up the box, with soil that looks pitch-black, fluffy and soft to touch, and has a sweet smell to it; this suggests the quality and vitality of the soil, so rich so full-bodied that I almost want to dig in and devour a mouthful. In no time the image of a porch garden blooming with beautiful evergreen shrubs and flowering plants begins to emerge; I am advancing my time to next year, a dream that KGVBT, and the two gardening centres help to build: now there's lady's mantle, two small densiformis yews (in reality one just got stolen the other day), jumpseed with red buds, Miss Kim lilac on the left and dwarf lilac on the right, a blue carpet dream of juniper, lily of valley, and oh, Solomon's seal - a fairytale plant with bending stems, bearing tiny dainty white and cream bell flowers, swinging and dangling like little pendants on arching arms.
"Eighty Two Photographs"
Format: 8x10 inch (20x25 cm), 180 pages, perfect binding, softcover
A new publication of recent work by Lee Ka-sing
(Full set of thumbnail pages in two parts: Part one)
"Eighty Two Photographs" by Lee Ka-sing
Format: 8x10 inch, 180 pages, softcover
Published by OCEAN POUNDS
CAD $70 each
To be released in early October 2021.
Advance order is available now for copies to be picked up in Toronto (save shipping).
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