Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Tucked Inside


While winter settles in,
I recall 
summer nights-
anniversary celebrations,
mountainside.

One small photo
opens the drawer
to tucked in memories.
©CVarsalona, 2018


It is amazing how the mind triggers memories when noticing objects. While looking closely at the above photograph a series of past experiences appeared and thoughts formed. 

Thank you Two Writing Teachers for creating space for Tuesday's Slice of Life. Of course, excuse me for posting at 12:51 on Wednesday morning. This is what happens when I get lost in writing. 

The image poem above is part of the *ekphrastic poetry writing I am drafting for Laura Shovan's 6th Annual February Daily Poem Project. The 2018 theme is Ekphrastic-At home. Members of the writing community take turns posting an art piece they own while others write in response to that photographic prompt.  

*An ekphrastic poem is  a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art. Through the imaginative act of narrating and reflecting on the "action" of a painting or sculpture, the poet may amplify and expand its meaning. - The Poetry Foundation