Poem at the Ekphrastic Review

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My poem “(and the devil too)”, a response to a mysterious painting by Omar Odeh, is up at The Ekphrastic Review, along with seven other wonderful illuminations of Odeh’s work.  My thanks to editor Lorette C. Luzajic for including my collage poem amongst all the words, and for connecting me to the work of this artist.

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filling the margins,
spirits clinging to shadows–
the witching hour

The title is taken from a song by XTC, “Dear God”, a still (sadly) appropriate commentary on the world that we humans have made for themselves.

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24 responses to “Poem at the Ekphrastic Review”

  1. merrildsmith says :

    Congratulations, Kerfe! There are lots of shadows around.

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  2. Priscilla Bettis says :

    You are so creative. Congratulations on your collage poem at The Ekphrastic Review.

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  3. rivrvlogr says :

    Congratulations, Kerfe. I like how you’ve paled to both the light and dark of the painting.
    I started a draft as an ekphrastic response, then it totally slipped my mind. I’ll have to take another look at it.

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  4. robertawrites235681907 says :

    Congratulations, Kerfe. That is great.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Ennle Madresan says :

    Well done–Congrats!!

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  6. boundlessblessingsblog says :

    Such imagination and creativity in Marta. Congrats dear.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. D. Wallace Peach says :

    What an honor, Kerfe. And well deserved. Your work is mesmerizing.

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  8. Jane Dougherty says :

    Great response, Kerfe! The darkness shines through.

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  9. Charlie O'Shields says :

    This is wonderful! Congratulations, Kerfe! 💕

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  10. memadtwo says :

    Great work! I’m proud of you. N.


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