Ekphrastic

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I.
the crowd bustles
she sits alone
looking for the moon

II.
dance hall music
she longs
to hear the rain

summer-evening.jpg!Blog

III.
summer heat
can’t rekindle
her heart

IV.
porch light moths
flutter his words
are not enough

 

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Image #1: Ball at the Moulin de la Galette, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Wikipedia Commons

Image #2: Summer Evening, Edward Hopper, WikiArt.org

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 14 Prompt: ekphrastic (poem inspired by a work of art)

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