Like Birds: Final Day of the Ekphrastic Challenge

Yesterday and today: Merril's historical musings

This is the final day of Paul Brookes’ Ekphrastic Challenge. (The dates were a bit off.). I participated every day, and it was a challenge, but a good one. I think the art made me think in different ways and produce poems that I would not have come up with otherwise. And now, I have a group of poems to revise and perhaps put together in some format. Thank you to Paul and to all of the artists who provided their creative work for this project. You can read all about them by going to the link. Congratulations to all the other poets who participated. There was one image for today:

Like Birds

She chants the words–
like tiny birds they fly
from her lips, the magic drips,
and she slips fever-nipped
to the riverside.

Is the reflection hers, or some other–
who might have been spirit or…

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