Infatuated (A poem)

The rare poem written on my phone (so as not to disturb the cat on my lap)… Infatuated drawn from weaponry I do not know how to use My feelings pull back to avoid the inevitable conflict between their poles They cannot stretch that far without distorting something ephemeral into permanent disfigurement flaws mapped onto [...]

Ekphrastic poem #3 (War, 1947) (a poem)

The January 28th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to write either a poem inspired by the style of a Jackson Pollock painting, or an ekphrastic poem about ‘one of his paintings or a unique image you see in it.’ I based my poem on his drawing War, 1947. Everything [...]