Welcome to dVerse! Tonight, I want to inspire you with the strange and wonderful paintings of Lee Madgwick. Yes – we’re going ekphrastic!
I first came across Lee’s work on Twitter – @LeeMadgwick – and was struck by his surreal landscapes, and those enigmatic buildings. I immediately wanted to share them with you guys, and see what poetry came out of them, and Lee was kind enough to give me permission to do that. Please stick with these images, as these are the ones we have permission for – but if you want to see more of Lee’s (amazing) work, you can find him at leemadgwick.co.uk.
So it’s very simple tonight – choose an image, and write a poem inspired by it. Please credit Lee, and please link back to this post, and to good old Mr Linky. And don’t forget to read and comment on other people’s poems.
Hello, everybody – hope you enjoy the prompt! If you want to put a picture on your post, please stick to these ones, as we have permission to use them. The bar is officially open, and the drinks are on the house! (sorry!)
Hi Sarah, I am unable to read your post. Can you please relink your post? Thanks.
Thank you for such an interesting prompt Sarah. The artist is very talented. A warm jasmine tea for me please.
Also, a reminder that this Thursday, is OLN LIVE. Bjorn is our host for this live event.
Björn Rudberg (brudberg) said:
Hello… here we go again.. love to see an ekphrastic prompt. Pictures always make me think and these were mysterious.
Sorry about that – I got my scheduling wrong! WordPress doesn’t seem to know where I am!
Oh, I love these images, Sarah. I may not get a poem up today, but I’ll definitely respond.
They’re wonderful, aren’t they?
They are! I didn’t make it in time for this prompt, but I’m still going to respond.
will get to reading later. when my head lets me take in what I am reading.
time for a candle lit chilled bath. thanks for a great prompt, Sarah
Enjoy your bath 🛀
Hi Sarah and all! Amazing pictures.
Thank you for a wander through the reed beds Sarah (and Lee Madgwick of course). These images seem strangely familiar … I’ll research the artist later in the week, but meanwhile here’s to evocative landscapes and Triassic bricks. Goodnight from Scotland, with a nip in the air.
These photos are, quite, imaginative.
Sarah – Thank you for hosting and the interesting artwork
Rob Kistner said:
I love love love this prompt Sarah! Visual prompts are my favorite! Thank you so much for proferring this wonderful bit if inspiration, and than thank for hosting.
An interesting choice of Artwork for our prompt today!
Margaret Schaff Bednar said:
I love these images. Thank you
Great prompt 🙂
An inspiring prompt that fits into my current life experience beautifully. Thank you.
I missed the deadline ! 😦
Hello Sarah and All. Thank you for getting permission for us to write to these marvelous images. I couldn’t get mine written before this afternoon and Mr. Linky had expired by then so I linked up with Bjorn’s Open Link Night LIVE today. Lee, if you read this, I love your art!
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