Friday, April 10, 2020

Crystalline Traces

—the forest,
     a Himalayan salt lamp, enlightens
          stray wanderers, detoxes
               stale lifestyles, promises
                    light on the other side—

[Author's Note: I based this poem on photo number four on the prompt page.] 

Photo of salt lamps by Amophes
Can You See Your Future Inside Them?

For today’s prompt, write an ekphrastic poem. An ekphrastic poem is one that’s inspired by a work of art, whether that’s a painting, photograph, sculpture, or some other creation. I’ve included five ekphrastic prompts below. Look them over and choose one (or more) to prompt your poem today.

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