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AND THEN IT COMES BLOWING poetic expression of George E Harris.

AND THEN IT COMES BLOWING poetic expression of George E Harris poetry book
AND THEN IT COMES BLOWING poetic expression of George E Harris

‘And Then It Comes Blowing’ is a collection of works at the beginning of an exploration for George E Harris. The works can be read aloud as well as sung. At times they have been cut up, spliced and performed as a longer work. Some works are new and yet to be projected through a live setting. The early morning rises to engage in a working day prompted George to write and photograph, using the time of the journeys taken across the city of London. The writing began in forms of notes and phrases from observations and then after thoughts prompted by the photographs. The book covers a period in Georges writing since 2011 to the present day. ‘Steam Detective’ and ‘Odes To a 1940s Film Set’ are the earliest works with ‘Paradise Walk’, ‘City Am I’, ‘Vs in the Window’ and the title work being more recent pieces. Some works have been added to over a period of recent years because of a need to reflect current events like the work ‘No Poor Doors’, which was initially put together in 2015. George’s works take on an abstract, but social political consciousness of the present. They also use memories of the personal, places and people whilst delving into a constant interest of the cinematic past and present. Each blending and overlapping as life often does. The title ‘And Then It Comes Blowing’ comes from the expressions of waiting, listening, struggles, political and social cares with references to natural occurrences in changing weather systems.  It is a blast of furious thoughts that come out in abstracted realism, split in the in-between moments of observing, memory, news and the written notes.


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Product Details

ISBN 978-1-911232-13-1
Edition First
Publisher William Cornelius Harris Publishing
Published 24 September 2017
Language English
Pages 52
Binding Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink Black & white
Weight 0.12 kg
Dimensions (centimetres)
14.81 wide x 20.98 tall

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