O: Of Sonnets, Mnemonics and Desiring the Impossible

In her poem which begins 'Even long after my death' Maria Martins (1900-1973), the vivacious wife of the Brazilian ambassador to the United States who was known to others as simply 'Maria' the surrealist sculptor and lover of artist Marcel Duchamp, exclaimed; Even long after my death Long after your death I want to torture you I want the thought of me to coil around your … [Read more...]