Wasteland and railway banksare aflame with rangy ranks of fireweeds. Neon pink spikeslight up ditches and dykes, seducing moths and bees,releasing clouds of fluffy seeds from ostentatious spires,spreading beauty in windborne fires. All the while their creeping rootsand rhizomes advance like troops, leafy shoots invade gardens, giving riseto cerise fireworks exploding in the sky. Kim […]
Month: March 2023
This month’s Visual Verse image is from the Rijksmuseum and is by Adriaen van Utrecht – the perfect image to inspire ekphastic poetry. The responses have been fantastic, and I’m pleased to say that my poem is on page 40 and is entitled ‘Rocking It‘.