Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): New Heroes Are Born

NewHeroesAreBorn.jpgThe poem

in waning moments
in one shot
new heroes are born



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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