Event Pairs Art with Poetry; Writer Relates His Work to Painting

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Event Pairs Art with Poetry; Writer Relates His Work to Painting


Hart, Amelia A., The Florida Times Union


Byline: Amelia A. Hart, Nassau Neighbors staff writer

A swirl of lilac in artist Sandra Baker-Hinton's abstract watercolor Looking Back was what caught poet Peter Dzmura's eye.

It made him think of the an old poem of his, Remembering Billie, about a young girl sitting on a porch swing.

"Her porch in early evening --

straw rugs, vined trellises . . .

dance music turned down low,

lilac somewhere near."

Dzmura's complete poem and Baker-Hinton's watercolor both will be hanging on the wall in Baker-Hinton's gallery on Ash Street from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday during the Artrageous First Friday gallery crawl in Fernandina Beach.

The Nassau County Writers and Poets Society has teamed up with downtown art galleries for a second year to put the written word on display in April, also known as National Poetry Month.

Original poetry and essays by members of the society will be exhibited in eight Fernandina Beach galleries next to the artwork that inspired them.

Cara Curtin, president of the society, said she hopes the event will help raise the profile of Nassau County's growing writers colony.

"Everybody knows about the actors in town, the musicians in town and the artists in town, but nobody knows about the writers in town," Curtin said. …

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