‘Standing Female Nude’ by ‘Carol Ann Duffy’ speaks on the roll of the artist model in the studio of a unfeeling painter who sees her only as a means to an end.
In classic Philip Larkin style, ‘Next, Please’ is a bleak reflection on life. It explores death and asks the reader to focus on the present while they can.
‘Landscape with the Fall of Icarus’ by William Carlos Williams gives the reader a dark description of a painting by Pieter Brueghel.
‘Hunters in the Snow’ by William Carlos Williams is a mostly straightforward description of a painting by the same name created by Pieter Brueghel.
‘Rembrandt’s Late Self-Portraits’ is an in-depth look at the way in which a painted self-portrait can reveal elements of their own soul.