another poetry walk: closer to home

January 6, 2016

Basil Antone - accept the rain

Olympia, Washington, has a new stretch of public art: about 1,500 feet of sidewalk and wall along West Bay Drive that offers safer passage for pedestrians along with haiku poetry. “Walking on Land by Water” is a collaboration between Seattle artist Carolyn Law, who designed the project, and poet Lucia Perillo, who interpreted and wrote haiku inspired by the writing of Kobayashi Issa.

Read more about the West Bay Sidewalk Project in The Olympian and Thurston Talk.
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photo by Tony Overman, The Olympian

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