O! none but

O none but s

silence parched and
barren,
depleted even of rage,
of
refutations to give to death’s
denial of the eternal–
which shiver stands distilled, concentrated, cold?

Today I used yesterday’s NaPoWriMo prompt, to make Shakespeare’s sonnets our poetic inspiration.  I wanted to do a Golden Shovel poem–I like them, and I haven’t done one in a long time.  The line I used was from Shakespeare’s Sonnet XIII, “and barren rage of death’s eternal cold?”

o none but close up s

What is a Golden Shovel?  you can read about it here.  And do read both Gwendolyn Brooks and Terrance Hayes as well.

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9 responses to “O! none but”

  1. rivrvlogr says :

    Follow any one of those strands, and you’ll still be wondering for an answer.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sharon Mann says :

    Beautiful imagery, both words and art.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. merrildsmith says :

    This form worked so well, and beautiful blending of words and image.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Jill Kuhn says :

    I see an eyeball in your image… wow! Your writing and art is amazing!

    Like

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