Sunday, April 16, 2017

Bad Tourists

Image copyrighted: Isadora Gruye Photography


We can’t leave our shine on the curb or shake the grey night rain from our shoes.



Written for Sunday Micro Challenge at Real Toads. The task: write about night rain in the streetlight using Ginsberg's American Sentence - that's a poem in one 17 syllable sentence. For this one, I used one of my own photos from my first rain soaked night in San Fran. B

12 comments:

  1. Oh, BEAUTIFUL. This leaves me a little breathless.

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  2. Gorgeous photo, with words that take the reader into the frame to get our own shoes wet. Thanks for participating, Izy.

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  3. Powerful sentence and picture.

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  4. wonderful photo and accompanying AS

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  5. Wonderful. Great photo too, which mirrors in that shine on the curb way--really great pair. k.

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  6. shake the grey night rain from our shoes.. lovely words!

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  7. Nice thinking, Izzy. Never would I have this idea. I'm entranced by the meaning of "leaving our shine on the curb" eluding me. Shines generally follow the light, so? Perhaps I should wonder why one would want to leave his shine away from him, especially curbs.
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  8. Shaking out a grey night is such an appealing image, as is the photo.

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  9. Oh, wonderful! Says so much; worlds of meaning in so few words.

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  10. I could go on and on about what this means. I love poetry that makes me think.

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