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THE RHYMES BIND THE LINES 
(AFTER MAYAKOVSKY)
THE RHYMES BIND THE LINES
(AFTER MAYAKOVSKY)
2017


Muslin, embroidery floss, graphite, coloring pencil, gesso, board

36 x 22 inches

In 1926 the modernist Russian poet, Vladimir Mayakovsky published a small yet significant meditation on poetry called How Are Verses Made?

This piece is a transcription of an excerpt in this book that begins with "THE RHYMES BIND THE LINES TOGETHER [...]"