Carve Into Words

 

Photographer by Gabriel Munhoz

“Haiku have a format that allows to get to the heart of the issue in a minimalist and creative way” Lisa Ann Markusson is a poet based in New York. Born in Sacramento, she moved to NYC without expectations and she found in poetry her way for living while doing something she loves. She is the Co-founder of Haiku Guys+Gals and also an active collaborator in Bowery Poetry Club. This photo essay is part of an assignment for VJ class about youth in NYC. Dec. 2017

 

002_Munhoz_171202_1429Lisa Ann, 30, at her apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Dec. 2017. Lisa Ann Markuson is a poetry writer and co-founder of Haiku Guys + Gals.

006_Munhoz_171202_1458Lisa Ann lays down on her couch while talking on the phone at her apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Dec 2017. 

003_Munhoz_171202_1433Detail on one of Lisa Ann’s portable typewriter. At Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Dec. 2017. She has two typewriters that she uses for her work.

010_Munhoz_171202_1512Lisa Ann takes her TypeWrite after she had written a Heiku, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Dec 2017. 

011_Munhoz_171205_1942Lisa Ann at an event she was working, writing haikus in One Bedford Bar. Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Dec. 2017.

013_Munhoz_171203_1795Observer (r.) watches a poetry spoken word presentation in Bowery Poetry Club. Manhattan, New York City, Dec. 2017.

014_Munhoz_171203_1634Shadow of a poet while declaming a poem in Bowery Poetry Club. Manhattan, New York City, Dec. 2017.

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