Saturday, November 13, 2010

Echoes Slam – Three American Sentences*

Echoes - return from across the field above the ravine - hello, hello, hello.

Reflections - a mirror, facing a mirror facing a mirror – echoes.

My Shadow - dark and long, connected to me, following me, but not me – an echo?

*A poetic form using seventeen syllables developed by Allen Ginsberg. Click here for more information

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The Dark Lord said...

Thanks for the great prompt this week.
Loved reading your take on the prompt... your expressions are deep, and so are the thoughts they evoke..

Ramesh Sood said...

My Shadow - dark and long, connected to me, following me, but not me – an echo?

Its beautiful.. I loved the words on shadow..yes, one is not one's shadow..

And thanks for a brilliant poem.. I completed one year of A LITTLE MORE THAN page.

Rinkly Rimes said...

'The field above the ravine'.... I can almost se it.

indicaspecies said...

Thank you for a lovely prompt.

Yes, hello, hello, hello are common words uttered to hear an echo at a public place, but I bellowed out a word. That was his name!

Have a lovely day.

Harshad mehta said...

A brilliant question. Deep.

Amity said...


This is a unique take...'hello, hello, can you hear me?"

yes, echoes, is it mine? I want to climb a mountain and hear myself over echo my own words over there! :-)

SandyCarlson said...

Thanks for this prompt. Thanks, also, for introducing me to this form of poetry with a great reflection on reflection--echo.

Teresa said...

Truly a wonderful poem for a most excellent prompt! A mirror reflecting a mirror reflecting a mirror... is such a great image.

Anonymous said...

i loved this one :)

Vibhuti B said...

Hi Maurice,
am absolutely awed by these three wonderfully varied trains of thought.What imagination!
And double thumbs up to your 100 strangers project, too!
Very novel concept..Feel like taking it up myself too..:D