One Viewer’s Response to Emily Carr’s Red Cedar
That is one mighty leg
jutting out from beneath
her flouncy green skirt!
All sinew and ropy muscle,
it supports a woman of
— and heaven help the man
who stands in her way!
This poem was written for the Surprise Challenge, ekphrastic poetry on Canadian paintings.
Known primarily for his Japanese-style micropoetry, Bill Waters also writes ekphrastic poetry, found verse, book spine poetry, and all manner of short prose. He lives in Pennington, New Jersey, U.S.A., with his wonderful wife and their two amazing cats.
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