(Last update: 10.26.2016)

Jade Cruz Quinn by Sotero Delgado

Poetry: “please open a door for me”

Originally published on METATRON.

We met in violet
everything blinding
I wished for you
or maybe I just wished
and you happened
to be there. maybe
I took you to create this […]

Pause for Your Mortality by Jade Cruz Quinn

Text/Image: “Pause for Your Mortality”

Originally published in LuNaMoPoLiS no.3: On Your Person.

Fig. 1 This is not a body. This is not even human. This is German, but not a German human. This is a vision. The model was dead. The flesh peeled off; next, muscle fell from bone. The organs were discarded. This is a sculpture of human, one born in the nineteenth century. The human was male.

Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics

30/30 Poetic Vision: “A Rusted Rail”

National Poetry Month is now held every April, when schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets throughout the United States band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.

Our community members were asked to contemplate and engage with text as visual and audio mediums. What forms emerge in the 21st Century? How has technology changed the way we view, perform, and transmit poetry?

Jade Cruz Quinn

Visual Poetry: NYCorrespondence, Poetics, & Kickstarter

The Poetics series began as an exploration of mutable text as visual poetry. A poem was written or typed, its language split apart and produced as moveable magnetic text objects on steel media. The project soon transformed into the research and development of an object-oriented poetry, spanning physical and virtual media.

Marie Antoinette

Essay: The Mystique of Marie Antoinette

Presented at 2012 Writing Matters Conference at College of the Canyons in Valencia, CA.

Mystique—an aura of mystery, power, and awe that surrounds a person or thing.1

This enigmatic aura encompasses the infamous last Queen of France, Marie Antoinette. She was dethroned and executed during the French Revolution over two centuries ago, but to this day, mention of her still evokes a strong emotional reaction from those who know anything of her legacy. […]