Ekphrastic writing

title: “Ekphrastic Writing”

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date: 09-08-2022


last_modified_at: 2023-12-08 12:09

onse to a piece of art. You use the visual medium as a Prompts for a verbal piece.

This is one Poetic Forms that works a lot better when it is not merely describing the art, but using it as a starting point for feelings or memories. It’s an interpretation, not a direct description. Like Anne Sexton’s The Starry Night.

Using art pieces like this is a way to Specific Detail and detailed, as you observe things within the painting that you would not necessarily notice on first glance.

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