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Musings of an Obliteration Room sticker sheet, by Britta Benson

A few days ago, I visited the Tate Modern in London. Until the end of August, people can take part in the Obliteration Room, an interactive artwork by Yayoi Kusama. It’s basically a big, white apartment in the Turbine Hall of the museum, and visitors can walk through the various rooms. At the entrance, everyoneContinue reading “Musings of an Obliteration Room sticker sheet, by Britta Benson”


How to measure space-time on summer holidays, by Britta Benson

This tanka is my response to the tanka Tuesday poetry challenge on Wordcraft Poetry. Here’s the full link: How to measure space-time on summer holidays We drive 500 miles to get from the heart of Scotland to Dover. We take a ferry and then, we drive another 500 miles. Our journey starts in robustContinue reading “How to measure space-time on summer holidays, by Britta Benson”

Fire, by Britta Benson

Tanka Tuesday is all about colour this week. Here’s the link for the full prompt: The colour I want to write about is orange. Such a wide spectrum. From carrot to tiger, from clay to honey, from marmalade to cider… Over the past couple of weeks, the Devil’s Paintbrush flowers have reappeared, such aContinue reading “Fire, by Britta Benson”

Red, by Britta Benson

Just a little musing about the colour red today. More of a drift than a poem. Red Red, such a cliché, really. The colour of love? Not quite. All I could see was red, a dream fueled by sunlight on closed eyelids. Nice and warm, southern lights, little flickers, like ladies dancing inside me. IContinue reading “Red, by Britta Benson”