She holds in her hand a nothingness,
ink-black inches, five by five.
Then she makes a mark, in white,
and her mind becomes a breaking wave.
Blake Leland is a teacher at Georgia Tech, a Pushcart nominee who has published in Epoch, The New Yorker, Poetry International online and a few more places. He thought once he might be a painter but now expresses that impulse in poems in which he tries to bring together vision, music, thought and feeling.
The Ekphrastic Review
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