The Poetry Place

From Notes to Poem 2

Tuesday, 13 May 2008 13:58:04

How to begin?  With, I think, the image I remember best: a pond sculpture which comprised lily-like fountains which swayed when one walked past. They also looked like up-lighting lamps. They seem to bow, to make obeisance - is that too flowery? 

What lily-lamps are these, bowing as we pass?

And the other pond, from which music - oddly hypnotic eastern music, like the gamelan orchestras of Indonesia and Malaysia - seemed to issue:

What hypnotic Malay music draws us on?

I seem to be asking questions. It might be a way to give the poem shape.



Please leave a comment:




Please note that posts will only go live following approval from the blog moderator.


Return to blog

Search:


Archived blogs

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  How to...

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Sonnets

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Topics and themes

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Parodies and homages

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Different types of poem



Links

  • Poetry Archive

  • The Poetry Zone

  • Poetry by Heart

  • Forward Poetry

  • British Library

  • Poetryclass

  • The Poetry Society

  • Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

  • Tower Poetry


  • We use cookies to deliver functionality and provide you with a better service. By continuing to browse our site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.

    Don't show this message again.