dVerse — Ekphrastic — Catrin Welz-Stein — Rose

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Rose —
fragrant, ruffled,
posing, light-catching, captivating,
blooming, immortal, unobtainable, hungry,
luring, piercing, draining,
cursed, regretful,
p
hantasm.

 

 

I chose to write a diamante form poem.  Thank you, Lillian, for this prompt and thank you to Catrin for her mesmerizing artwork.  Please click on Catrin’s name below to see more of her work.

Lillian is today’s host of dVerse.  Lillian says:
Please select one of the 4 chosen [Catrin Welz-Stein] images on today’s prompt post … [and] write an ekphrastic poem in the purest sense, describing the image; or you may simply be motivated by the image and, letting it stir your imagination, write a poem that in some way, connects to the image.

52 Comments Add yours

  1. lillian says:

    Oh my…..this list of words in relation to this artwork….perfect! Especially ending with phantasm!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      I like the diamante because it allows a shift from light to shadow and I see both in “Rose’s” face. Thank you, Lillian, and thanks again for the cool prompt.

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  2. The rose is so many things… I never cease to be amazed by its thorns.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Bjorn, yes.

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  3. We got similar vibes from this, I think.

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  4. kim881 says:

    I like the way your diamante list poem shifts, Lisa, from fragrant and ruffled to cursed and regretful, and I love the rose as a phantasm!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks much, Kim and glad you saw the shift.

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  5. That’s a beautiful piece and I enjoyed your poem. Thank you:) I’ll have to check out more of her work.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Glad you enjoyed the artwork and the poem. She has many amazing pieces to enjoy. Many of them seem like dreams.

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      1. I noticed. I enjoyed exploring her website very much. Thanks for sharing

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  6. sanaarizvi says:

    A most powerful diamante poem portraying the many charms of rose! 😀

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Sanaa, many thanks ❤

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  7. Beverly Crawford says:

    My introduction to a diamante poem. Thank you. Fascinating and well done!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      So glad you enjoyed the new form and poem using it. You are most welcome, Beverly.

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  8. Ron. says:

    I really dug the read, Lisa, then I scrolled, saw the link to diamonte, checked it out, then came back and really, REALLY dug the read. Great stuff.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 That makes me happy. I thought that form was perfect for what I saw in the pic. Thanks.

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  9. Grace says:

    I love the diamente form and the different facets of the rose.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Grace.

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  10. calmkate says:

    wow this form certainly packs a punch, love it!

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  11. Truedessa says:

    Very descriptive, wonderful usage of words. I have never tried this form. I may have to in the future. Thanks for the intro.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Glad you like it, Truedessa, thank you. It is a short form but it really makes you think to use it.

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  12. Sadje says:

    Very powerfully expressed Li

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Sadje.

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  13. memadtwo says:

    The rose and the woman contain multitudes. (K)

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thank you, K.

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  14. rothpoetry says:

    This is a beautiful poem. You describe the rose, but are really describing the beautiful woman. Well done, Lisa.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you much, Dwight, yes.

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  15. robtkistner says:

    Lisa, your work is always enjoyable to read — as was this one… 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thank you, Rob!

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  16. Ingrid says:

    I love the form you used and how you so skilfully brought out the facets of both the rose and the muse. I was not familiar with the form so thank you for introducing me!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Ingrid, and happy to oblige.

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  17. judeitakali says:

    Very intriguing 🧡

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  18. merrildsmith says:

    The rose and what we see–so many things!

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  19. lynn__ says:

    Every rose has its thorns…I like how you showcased both sides of this iconic flower/woman, Lisa!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks much, Lynn 🙂

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  20. Very beautiful poem. I like that form that you used and I like how it is so representative of a rose

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you and glad you like it.

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  21. So much…and everything in a nutshell…indeed rose!

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  22. Dora says:

    The rose as a phantasm: that struck me as the quintessence of all we think we see in a rose. Wonderful, Lisa!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      ❤ I love that you see it, thank you very much, Dora.

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      1. Dora says:

        Totally my pleasure, Lisa.

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  23. hank77 says:

    kaykuala
    The Rose! Anything and everything that it signifies in life. You’ve nailed it Jade in not so many words

    Hank

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Hank thanks much 🙂

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