ekphrastic of nothing

 

 

apropos of some
small –things, this
thing is not the thing.

it is a fraction of the
thing, yes. an ish. a tish
and jot and tittle. perhaps
from somewhere in the middle,
or one end. it’s a frag

-ment, really. just a tidge.
a ridge. a line. a corner.
a smile. a quiet style born
in the bluest hue. an eye
that says what do you
see?

no, this thing is not the
thing. and yet,

…………………….it sings.
 

..
Written for Toads.

http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/2016/04/in-remains-of-this-month-april.html

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5 Responses to ekphrastic of nothing

  1. ManicDdaily says:

    Lovely–and it does sing. Thanks .k.

  2. Sanaa Rizvi says:

    Spectacular write ❤ ❤

  3. I love how you use those fragments, ish and tish, and yes it does sing.

  4. C.C. says:

    “ish” & “tish” & “ridge” & “tidge”—love the sounds in this piece 🙂

  5. satyapriya says:

    This is the most delicious poem to speak out loud.

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