Catherine Jacobs’s photograph ‘In Her Caravan‘ has been shortlisted for the 2013 Inaugural Adrian Henri £10,000 prize for Poetry in Art. Part of the Wenlock Poetry Festival, the prize will be awarded on 6th April 2013 by Carol Ann Duffy and the exhibition runs from 6-20 April at Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock, Shropshire.
In Her Caravan was based on a poem by Elaine Randell and was taken without employing any digital manipulation. For further information about the prize and exhibition www.twenty-twenty.co.uk
In her caravan
She has his photograph, it a blurred picture of a tiny baby
propped up by the Tampax box.
She tells me that she has no regrets
he had to go
what with her health and all that.
Signs readily the adoption paper to make him
someone else’s to love and restore back into focus.