I’m giving this idea another spin this week, a painting and a handful of words as a prompt. Please post a link to your poem in the comments. You have a week to produce a masterpiece.
The words you might like to use are:
Tears, horizon, fly, hue, stealing.
The painting (charcoal drawing actually) is by Odilon Redon, entitled ‘Tears’.
This is what I came up with.
Do I hear music in the light,
Stealing over the pale horizon,
Pearling the dawn with dreamlike hues?
Or is it the just the careless sound
Of your bright, parting laughter?
Could I fly, I would,
And follow where you drift,
But tears weigh heavy as lead,
Tying me with dull grey cords
To the dusky shreds of night.