More Than Lip Service – video poem — rivrvlogr

A little while ago, I sent a clay figurine I’d made to Ken, a fellow poet and blog friend. He’s written a poem inspired by it and he reads it himself, here.

The gifts that creativity brings are endless. Thank you, Ken.

This may be a first for me – an ekphrastic video poem. I’m not sure if it’s a complete work, or if it’s just a work-in-progress. It’s inspired by a clay sculpture by Claudia McGill. I’ve been wanting to write something around the piece for the past few weeks. Looking at it this morning, I […]

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MALAYSIAN HAIKU/SENRYU ECHOES 321: SMILE — wonkywizard

MALAYSIAN HAIKU/SENRYU ECHOES 321: SMILE Claudia McGill, in Shadoma 39, compose her poetry thus: your old face is scribbled over with wrinkles when you smile your whole face participates underlined in joy I click “like”, and respond with a haiku to show my appreciation of her work: flowering furrows grimaces of […]

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My reply continues the theme in Shadorma 67:

eyes glance up
mouth curves. a sparkle
catches hold
all around.
a smile is so contagious
we are are smiling too.

I hope so much that many smiling days are ahead for all of us.