Two poemsters

This past Sunday I went, for the first time, to the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. This intense sensory experience, plus a very nice specimen of Tillandsia xerographica (not an orchid) produced two visual poem posters (poemsters?):

© 2016 Lin Tarczynski


3 thoughts on “Two poemsters

  1. Excellent work, I love the bottom panel in particular. It has a very kaleidoscopic feel to it – did you use the leaves of the flowers for this one? All the best as ever Lin x

    • Yes, the Tillandsia xerographica has stiff leaves that narrow into curves and loops. Old well-grown specimens can have twisty leaves that look like scribbles or cursive writing, so you can guess why it has a name that means “dry writing”.


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