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Stone chicken - a Poetry Friday post

This month, my poetry sisters and I are doing ekphrastic poems again (poems based on a piece of art). Andi sent us a bunch of truly lovely photos she took at the Glencairn cloister, and we each picked an image to work with.

I've been doing lots of work on my picture biography of Adelaide Crapsey, who invented the cinquain, so I decided to write one about my favorite image - a column with a carving of a chicken at the top of it.


copyright 2016 by Andi Sibley

Here's my poem:

Noble
somehow, perhaps
because rendered in stone,
puff-chested, far-seeing
chicken.

And here are links to the works of my lovely poetry princesses:

Andi
Laura
Liz
Sara
Tanita
Tricia

You can reach today's Poetry Friday roundup by clicking the box below.





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lpsalas
Dec. 2nd, 2016 02:40 am (UTC)
This is such fun, Kelly. I love cinquains and your truth about how art has a way of elevating even everyday things. Hope you're feeling better!
kellyrfineman
Dec. 4th, 2016 08:58 pm (UTC)
Thanks - Not all better yet, alas. Here's hoping.

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