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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): Dares The Night

NNE_DaresTheNightThe poem

Clouds roll in
as the sun dips low
She surmounts
the hillock,
casts her shadow ‘gainst the sky,
…dares the night to come

 

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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): Be The Bigger Goat

NNE_BeTheBiggerGoatThe poem
When you encounter
your life’s trolls
be the bigger goat

 

 

 

 

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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): Time Passed By

NNE_TimePassedByThe poem

dreams of time passed by,
lives long gone;
times held fast by love

 

 

 

 

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.

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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): They Exhaled


 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): Psychopomps

NNE_SparrowsAreFlying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): Scream

Scream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): Beautiful Sunsets

Beautiful Sunset On The Sound

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE): In the Company of Myself

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.”

Today will be my first of, hopefully, many Not Necessarily Ekphrasis (NNE) poetry pictures.  I call it ‘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.

Here’s my first Not Necessarily Ekphrastic poetry photo…

InTheCompanyOfMyself

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

***The poem, In the Company of Myself, was originally published on this blog back in December of 2012.