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ANOREXIA by Patrick Warner - the véhicule press blog

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Patrick Warner  emigrated from Claremorris in County Mayo, Ireland to Newfoundland at age seventeen. Warner is Head of Lending Services at the Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

 

ANOREXIA  

 

The less there is of you the more of me.

The doctors refer to me as he.
He is not you, they say to her.
She takes a shaky breath. She runs around
and I run with her underground.

I play my hostess like a violin,
my minimalist concerto for torso and limbs.
That’s you in the loo, your woodwind guts,
the cymbal splash of watery vomit,
the kettledrum of bowels in the bowl...

 


Via Gerard Beirne
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I know there is something strong and honest in anorexic appearance.

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The Entrancing and Surreal Self-Portraiture of Kyle Thompson

The Entrancing and Surreal Self-Portraiture of Kyle Thompson | Healing Anorexia with Photography | Scoop.it
There are selfies, and then there are self-portraits. Make no mistake, these are two very different things, in the same way that a photograph differentiate.
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Yes, there is selfish selfies and generous self-portraits, and the opposite......

 

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