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Discussion in 'Types Of Poetry' started by MsJacquiiC, Sep 6, 2006.

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    An EKPHRASIC is a poem based on another work; A poetry about a painting or sculpure or some such...

    There is no set style for an ekphrasic poem.

    Example by Brenda M. Weber:

    excerpt from Mona Lisa

    Behind kaleidoscopic eyes
    theres no mystery there that lies
    Shes the one to see it all
    from her position on a wall

    We look for something in her smile
    We stand to study her awhile
    Her face of beauty that we seek
    What would she say if she could speak?

    Posted By MsJacquiiC | Sep 6, 2006

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