I want to write like Dali

I want to write like Dali painted

disjointed

everything capable

of fluidity whether a horse

or time

or an elephant and rhino on stilts

elongate the llllllls

create more holes in the OOOOOOs

put a whole world inside just one

put a landscape on the table

a seascape in knees

find paragraphs

that grow trees

 

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dVerse prompt on surrealism

 

 

 

I want to write like Dali

Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s “Angelus”

painting by Dali

 

landscape of Millet’s Angelus

stark and barren as the harvest

yet piously thankful for a few potatoes

Dali blew it up

on a parched desert floor

where he and his father stood

monolithic in prayer

I step into a landscape

point and click as I go

surreal and virtually real

moving about in a painting

360 degrees in 3D

grounded on earth a steady point

ants birds and elephants moving

universe over head

climb a tower not forgetting

where I am

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NaPoWriMo prompt – ekphrasis of the virtual reality experience at the Dali Museum in St Petersburg

Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s “Angelus”