humdrum hermit

steppenwolf erasure poem & photoart
photoart & poem – ©2017 Laura Granby

moist pavements in tears and veiled
lamps sucked reflections from wet ground
I used to love the dark, sad evenings
moods of melancholy wrapped
the leafless landscape full of poetry
– now the cup was emptied
to the living heart of the world

Some erasure poetry lifted from Hermann Hesse’s novel – (see text Steppenwolf p19) for Victoria’s prompt:Look What I Found! dVerse MTB
and despite being a bit of a blog hermit this weekend am linking up with the Poetry Pantry

 

24 thoughts on “humdrum hermit

  1. Well done, Laura. I do erasure poems so poorly. Love …I used to love the dark, sad evenings / moods of melancholy wrapped / the leafless landscape full of poetry…

    1. have never tried this before Sarah but feel that it certainly needs a lyrical passage to begin with

    1. thank you – I love this novel ❤ Steppenwolf's adventure in his alter ego makes him swoon too

    1. thank you Bjorn – happily I found a long and lyrical paragraph to erase a poem from

  2. lamps sucked reflections from wet ground” love that and another stunner “now the cup was emptied to the living heart of the world” Beautiful poem

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