“If i could only stop my mind” (Henley:1976) Words By Alan Whitfield


“If eye could only stop my mind” (Henley:1976)

A wedge.
Splits,
Soho,
blew the flame out.
 
I did try,
dry cry.
No show?
If you knew!
 
No falling out
Or fitting in.
momentum.
Taught me,
what I'm about.
 
Why did I look right?
The lads club.
In orange,
Graffiti,
A camera flash light.
 
There's giving and not
There’s trying and not.
Me,
I’m just me...
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Author: alanwhitfield80

Hello! I get about a bit so here about me first. I am a visual artist and poet who works within the context of fine art. My work is grounded in documentary, exploring the inner beauty of everyday life through various lens based media. Notions of nostalgia and social commentary are present, but from a definite northern working class perspective. Instinctively I exploring the townscapes of North Wales and the North West, often producing work that reflects the every day minutiae of life.

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