Postremo monstravit gladiatori finis
modo esse arenam metam fato sanguinis
AFTER THE CHRISTIANS OVERRAN THE CIRCUS (1938): Steel engraving of the Coliseum (above) with scrawled legend in Latin and text in L v. K’s own hand, both apparently epigraphs of his own invention :
Last, the fallen gladiator saw,
simply, sand is what blood is for.
Since, in my previous post . . .
. . . is found mentioned a particularly recherché example of la poésie concrète from The Eleven Surviving Works of L v. K, it occurred to me to post just one more example of L v. K’s ‘deep continent’ brand of polymathy. The eleven works are exhibited at the Arts Council Poetry Collection website administered by the Poetry Library at Royal Festival Hall in London’s Southbank Centre:
The Eleven Surviving Works of L v. K
A Memoir of a Numeromaniacal Futurist