Category Archives: Poetry

My comics adaptation of Robert Frost’s “Birches” in Plough Quarterly!

A couple of months ago, the American magazine Plough Quarterly commissioned me to create a visual interpretation of an extract from Robert Frost’s 1916 poem “Birches.” The comic is now up on their website: https://www.plough.com/en/topics/culture/poetry/robert-frosts-birches and will appear in their … Continue reading

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The God Abandons Antony

After suffering defeat at the hands of Octavian at the Battle of Actium (31 BCE), Antony and Cleopatra retreated to their power base of Alexandria, Egypt, where the two lovers had first met almost twenty-five years earlier. The Ancient Greek … Continue reading

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“Elegy” by Leonard Cohen

A watercolour illustration inspired by “Elegy,” the opening poem in Leonard Cohen’s very first poetry collection, Let Us Compare Mythologies, from 1956.   Elegy Do not look for him In brittle mountain streams: They are too cold for any god; … Continue reading

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“The World Is Too Much With Us” by William Wordsworth

My comics adaptation of William Wordsworth’s sonnet “The World Is Too Much With Us” (composed circa 1802), in which the Romantic poet decries the societal changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution. This comic originally appeared in the January 2017 … Continue reading

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From The Look in Her Eyes, I Knew – A Villanelle

From The Look in Her Eyes, I Knew – A Villanelle From the look in her eyes, I knew She was riding to meet a guy. But is any of this even true? There’s no end to what I’ll construe … Continue reading

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“East Coker” by T. S. Eliot

My visual adaptation of the last stanza of T. S. Eliot’s “East Coker,” the second poem of his Four Quartets. It was originally published in 1940. Eliot’s remains are interred in the parish church of St. Michael’s in East Coker, … Continue reading

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“T. S. Eliot’s ‘Little Gidding’: A Visual Interpretation” in Plough Quarterly

A few months ago, the American magazine Plough Quarterly commissioned me to create a comics adaptation of the celebrated final section of T. S. Eliot’s poem “Little Gidding”, the last of his Four Quartets. The comic is now up on … Continue reading

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