Semi-Naked Cake, a haiku by Robyn MacKinnon at

Semi-Naked Cake

written by: Robyn MacKinnon



semi-naked cake

living in the upside down

did cowboy paintings



The illustration:  Created with marker, paper clippings, Modpodge, and black brush pen on Bristol paper.
Clippings: The Cowboy painting features Orville Peck, as featured in the December 2019/January 2020 issue of Exclaim.
The dancing cake has two sources. The cake – a menu/program from Grafton Street Dinner Theatre. The cake’s legs – leaflet from Dance Spirit magazine, featuring an image of the cover of the October 2009 issue. The dancer’s name is Ida Ida Saki.

Robyn MacKinnon

Robyn MacKinnon

I am mostly a visual artist, but I like to create "found poetry", specifically daily haiku made from the statuses of my Facebook friends. It was my Mom who started this, and officially passed the responsibility onto me when she became too busy.
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