Paula Cole – “Chiaroscuro” (ekphrastic poetry prompt)

Poetry prompt – Write a poem inspired by or about a work of art (called an ekphrastic poem)  in any style you want, a sonnet, a regular poem, a haiku etc). For inspiration, check out Paula Cole’s ekphrastic song/video

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2 thoughts on “Paula Cole – “Chiaroscuro” (ekphrastic poetry prompt)

  1. ekphrastic poetry prompt (VERY rough first draft)

    Painter (could be retitled)

    your poster
    is
    telling

    you want
    validation
    from
    women

    you wanted
    to be
    a
    painter

    I said
    dark hair
    dark eyes
    crooked smile

    that’s me

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