Inspiration point (IP)

This week's Inspiration Point is inspired by onemorething's forum post on a poetry competition: the Artlyst Art to Poetry Award for ekphrastic poetry, and by a wonderful example which she's written.

Here's her post wth all the links:

and here's her poem:’s-frieze-beethoven

You can, of course, translate the genre into prose too. Good luck!

Inspiration point


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