12 January: dVerse Visions

Wreckage 

Stop sign at the corner, 
scorched grass 
and a small house 
with two frontage windows, 

painted pea green and peeling. 
Red roof and no chimney, 
wooden porch, 
two broad steps.

A girl with long legs, 
face pale as snow turned hard as stone, 
black hair long as a day can stretch, 
tossing a red ball in the air.

A car in the drive 
furry dice from the mirror 
and Virgin Mary 
glued to the dashboard. 

A dog jumps off the porch, 
runs after a red ball that disappears 
under a car that 

doesn't see the stop sign.

Written for dVerse Poets: Visions and Dreams  AI Digital Art is mine and created using Midjourney’s bot (v4). Image and poem ©Misky 2023 Shared on Twitter #amwriting @midjourney @dversepoets

8 responses to “12 January: dVerse Visions”

  1. I absolutely love, love this! Gorgeous work done, Misky! Especially; “painted pea green and peeling.
    Red roof and no chimney, wooden porch, two broad steps.” I can visualize it so clearly. ❤️❤️❤️

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    1. Thank you! Glad you liked reading it.

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  2. This feels quite dark. Was it a nightmare? Poor little dog. I love the artwork.

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    1. Not a dream. I rarely remember dreams. It’s something that happens all too often in neighbourhoods with traffic.

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  3. A wonderful ekphrastic, Misky! My favourite line is ‘black hair long as a day can stretch’ – what an image!

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    1. Thanks, Ingrid!

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  4. I thought too it was a retelling of a nightmare. Had my hand over my mouth at the end 🥲

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