The sculpture that brings a whole new meaning to ‘lost in a good book’ For World Book Day, we thought we’d share this marvellous book sculpture, known variously as a Book Tunnel, Book Wormhole, and Book Vortex, but officially titled Idiom and created by Slovakian-born sculptor and artist Matej Kren. It’s also sometimes referred to as […]
https://hemmingplay.wordpress.com/about/ More at the link. I remember him. He was sitting in the heat on the dock waiting for the ferry to Okracoke, Island in the Outer Banks, NC. It was probably sometime in '72 or '73. He'd driven nearly 12 hours straight and was so tired he couldn't understand the accents of the natives there. I wonder whatever happened to him? I heard a rumor that he married a skinny Irish girl and they settled down somewhere, had a couple of boys, got old. He put on a few pounds. She's still got the girlish shape that caught his eye all those years ago. He probably still has that shirt, though, and still wishes he looked like this. The idiot.
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