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Linda Rader Overman is still proud of that poem from 1991 that expresses much of what was and what is

I published this poem back in 1991---how little I knew that much of it would remain so relevant in my life-still.   Thank you Bombshelter Pr...

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Linda Rader Overman & PhD at almost 60...a work in wonderment

I wonder at times why I began this expedition of PhD academia?

Ekphrasis a word I am excited by and how it relates to photographs.

It all begins with:
The act of ekphrasis, (derived from the Greek as in ek for “out” and phrazein for “declare” or “pronounce”) in effect is “to describe” or “to tell in full.”

And then comes Roland Barthes
who writes, “In front of the lens, I am at the same time: the one I think I am, the one I want others to think I am, the one the photographer thinks I am, and the one he makes use of to exhibit his art” (13).

And I can't stop wondering?

While I sit inside the