When the ocean fills with darkness

This is the third of the poems I wrote for the Ekphrastic challenge using this painting by Dale Patterson. When the ocean fills with darkness, fish will fly Into the murky sky on silver wings; In their tender mouths the seeds of perhaps.   The spring is silent now, no birds to sing, All fallen, … Continue reading When the ocean fills with darkness


Flying to Byzantium and beyond

I liked the image for the last Ekphrastic prompt and wrote several poems to it. You can read the selected poems here. This is one of my (unsuccessful) contributions.   There are fish in the sea that fly on silver fins and birds in the air that swim with sea-smooth wings.   There is gold … Continue reading Flying to Byzantium and beyond