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Tableau 2, Mondrian: An adaptation


Recently I have been very busy with poetics that my blogging had taken a beating. Not just that there are less and less posts, but perhaps even less and less time for me to even visit blogger friends websites.

Somehow my love for poetry has resurfaced, and had consumed much of my time. It did not stray much from politics and Filipino issues though, for in fact I had been writing mostly colonial poetry. To compromise between these two inner selves, I have decided to post the poems here and blog about them, without really ruining the pieces. Let me start with my adaptation, or re-interpretation of Piet Mondrian's painting Tableau 2, as the Philippine flag:

Tableau 2, Mondrian: An adaptation



Tableau 2, 1922. Oil on canvas, 21 7/8 x 21 1/8 inches. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. 51.1309. Piet Mondrian © 2003, via Guggenheim.org

Was I successful in poetic terms? Time will tell; and perhaps in the words of Sonny Villafania - if it ritualizes itself in print. We'll see.


posted by Jdavies @ 2/17/2005,


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Jdavies lives in Quezon City, Philippines and has been blogging since 2002. A brand manager in a leading technology company and a freelance new media/web strategy consultant, he has refocused his blogging from personal, political & sociological observations, to marketing-related efforts and Internet trends that are relevant to his career and branding advocacies.

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This blog is a depot of thoughts and observations on marketing trends which remain personally relevant to the Author as far as his marketing career is concerned. Having evolved from the personal blog of Jdavies, much of the earlier work contained herein are laced with personal speculation, political views, and similar advocacies. These posts are being kept for posterity's sake and for no other reason. No effort is being made to claim that the author will not contradict himself from his previous positions or that such advocacies are absolute.


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