First, apologies for the cheesy title, but it was far too tempting. Second, this semester we haven’t spoken much on ekphrastic poetry, which happens to be one of my favorites. I like the idea of linking the written and visual arts, much as I like the idea of linking forms and manifestations of writing. So here, if you’re interested, is a prompt:
I’ve provided a few of artists that I enjoy and find provoking and hopefully they will lead you down a road in your poetry that you wouldn’t otherwise have ventured!
Paintings (in order):
Beethoven Frieze -Gustav Klimt
Houses of Parliament Ablaze -J.M.W. Turner
Dancer -Joan Miró
Japanese Scroll Paintings- Unknown