echinodermata iii


the leaves who wish to flee


 from the branches of their


tree release them


-selves to, downward,


fall & meld into a teeming


deep of briny bluefish rise


to meet them, making


contact(s) as reflected


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3 thoughts on “echinodermata iii

  1. mattramzzz says:

    The poem, echinodermata iii, exemplifies serialization and simulated ekphrasis; ekphrasis is writing or creating that has been inspired by another work of art or image; in recovering from my final stroke, the ensuing brain surgeries and the infiltration of my system by spinal meningitis, without even realizing it, I sometimes required physical inspiration, to kick start my creative communication; the weird thing was, at the time, I was able to thrive as a poet, writing the best words, in their best order; however, in most of my other written pursuits and academics, I barely was able to make things happen. The poem was inspired by MC Escher.

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