Tuesday, June 11, 2013

poetry




Beneath blue lights I flood the floor like unstrung beads in a frenzied pour.










 *linked with Open link night atdVerse. Amercian sentence created by Allen Ginsburg.

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40 comments:

  1. What a beautiful picture and sentence to match, I almost feel like I can fully imagine the picture with only the sentence.

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  2. Hi Listningdaisy. It is a one-lined poem, a form created by Allen Ginseburg.

    Thanks for taking time to read and comment.

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  3. When it's this distilled, you pick your focus and move in a single direction.My hope was the movement, it's enegry. Thank you.

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  4. ha nice imagery...and what a sight it would be to see eh? very cool

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  5. I know it's a one-line poem, but I couldn't help reading it as though it were a quatrain.

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  6. Short but powerful image of that energy in the rain ~

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  7. I like it... will have to give one-line poem a try.

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  8. I love brevity although I don't always write that way--beautifully done!

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  9. The brevity and beauty of you well-chosen words just amazes me, LaTonya. Wonderful.

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  10. i often think of the time i lost a strand of crystal beads -- and you put that image forever solid in my mind... thank you. simplistically perfect.

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  11. Tracey, a high compliment thank you.

    Victoria, I work at longer forms but I confess I have an affinity for economy. I was hugely influenced by a professor about word choice and the poets I read most when I began to write. Thank you.

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  12. Few words, but endless imagery (and noise). I suppose their are some "rules" or guidelines with this form. I'll have to google it. Thanks.

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  13. This is beautiful, and the choice of image is perfect.

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  14. ...ah, that flood is wearing silence that my ears would like to quaff... quite a noble surrender under the blue lights... smiles...

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  15. So much said in so few words, LaTonya. Is this an American sentence?

    Pamela

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  16. This is so beautiful it gave me shivers. You have quite a bit of talent, my friend.

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  17. Wow! Brilliant! A one stich poem that's speaks volumes. It is a beautiful line of poetry. There are multiple parts with individual thoughts to be imagined. I LOVE this poem. If only poets would write more one line poems with this strength of poetic character. Lovely, most lovely!

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  18. great image & imagery. i like the power/impact of this one-line form-- thank you for introducing me to it!

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  19. The brevity of the poem conveys the message and a nice pic.

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  20. Goosebumps--thinking how that must feel in arms and legs and everywhere. Pow!

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  21. Economical, fantastic imagery and movement.........impressive!

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  22. Wow, sharp, succinct and to the point. Really makes you feel the image.

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  23. Kim, asked for vivid and viseral. I believe this form leaves no wiggle room.

    Thank you all.

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    1. Great take on the prompt, LaTonya, and yes, you nailed it! All in a handful of words that leave me breathless. Amy

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  24. no better words for the pic and beyond

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  25. The words express the image very well.

    Eileen

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  26. Wow!!!! This is fantastic LaTonya dramatic and vivid and the photo it is perfect =)

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  27. Classic one-liner La Tonya!

    Hank

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  28. I think we all have a handful of poems of our own that we love. This is one of mine. Thank you for reading and commenting.

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  29. You have latched onto this form and made it sing, LaTonya. Brava@ And the pic is priceless. Amy

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  30. Morning, friend. It has been a challenging week. I'm glad for Saturday, coffee and poetry.

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  31. The line bares the soul. Reminds me of the Haiku. Wonderful!

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