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Watching DVDs

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Watching DVDs
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Item no
39817
Title
Watching DVDs
Description
The following writing was inspired by wintry objects in the Museum of Childhood collections. The writers are part of 26, a group of writers with a love of words, who have invented a form of writing, called a sestude, consisting of 62 words.

'Remember you were the glittering future. You danced, and our eyes grew circlewide; our mouths the mirrors of your O. Now you flash a blank face. The future shrinks: our gazes slip from your eclipse, your silver skin. You're a lock, sound sealed, colours concealed. You're a zero - but once, you danced. You're silent, still - until: you spin. You spin and we O'

By Jane Alexander

Image:
Snowman & Father Christmas DVD c.2000, Elf DVD 2005, Polar Express DVD 2006 & Frozen DVD 2014

Date
2000
Type
Location
Museum of Childhood