The Blossoms are Ghosts at the Wedding by Tom Jay
Empty Bowl Press, Port Townsend, 2006
The first book of Empty Bowl Press’ resurrection mixes poetry and essays by renowned bronze sculptor Tom Jay of Chimacum. Word freaks will love the poetic etymology that binds this book’s pages. Artists of all variety will benefit from Jay’s reflections in the essay “There is No Art for Art’s Sake: The Blossoms are Ghosts at the Wedding.” Click here to hear an audio file of Jay sharing his thoughts behind this work, and reading a few excerpts.