Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): Burying Emotions

NNE_GentleFlakesOfSnowThe poem
gentle flakes of snow
alight upon her shoulders
burying emotions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ekphrasis, boiled down, is art describing another work of art.  For poetry, the example most sites provide is John Keats’ “Ode on a Grecian Urn.”  I call this category of posts ‘Not Necessarily Ekphrasis’, because all of the poems won’t necessarily describe the pic on which they will be placed.  I may find the picture a good match for the mood of the poem, or it may actually be an ekphrastic poem.

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