Mirage: Breaking Enjambment Rules

Mirage       (an ekphrastic poem)

You’re half asleep, and then
You’re gone

A mirage of leaves
A rippled slope
Water’s mirror still as
Trees spread like fingers
Twisted curtains, fog
Light and bright
Entwined on a breeze

I laid out a picnic here once
In a mirage

Breaking enjambment rules. Image from Unsplash. Shared with #APoemADay on Twitter   ©Misky 2021 Poetic form: Ekphrastic. The word slope is included for #FOWC

7 responses to “Mirage: Breaking Enjambment Rules”

  1. So beautiful and I find it heartbreaking from the beginning lines. I can feel the reminiscent vibe from the narrator; it feels so wistful in a way and poignant. It’s quite visceral and as well beautifully written!

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you so very much, Lucy! ❤️

      Liked by 1 person

    2. Thank you so much, Lucy. I appreciate your reading and commenting on it.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. By ‘eck, your ekphrastic,
    Is fabby, fantastic!
    😊

    Liked by 1 person

    1. 😂 Glad you like it.

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Love the mirage picnic, Misky.

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