Thursday, April 21, 2016

DMC: "The Echo of Hearts" by Matt Forrest Esenwine






In celebration of National Poetry Month, Marilyn Singer has challenged us to write poems inspired by the word "echo." Click HERE for more details.

Send your poem to TodaysLittleDitty (at) gmail (dot) com, or use the contact form in the sidebar to the right. All contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration on Friday, April 29th, and one lucky participant will win a copy of her fantastic new collection of reverso poems based on Greek myths:





15 comments:

  1. Wow. This is a heartbreaker...and a great reverso. I am looking forward to reading it a few more times. This form and what people do with it amazes me. Thank you both! Sniff... xx

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  2. Beautifully done, Matt. I love each part but especially the words at first and last, how the punctuation changed the meaning so subtly. Heart echoes, and poignant!

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  3. Poetic, elegant, stinging... that pretty much sums up this poem! Fabulous job, Matt.

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  4. Wow, Matt--this one packs a punch (forward and backward!)

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  5. Beautifully crafted, Matt! You really got the idea of two different points of view, which isn't easy. I really love this, especially the second, "reversed" voice. Wonderful!

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  6. Wow, Matt, you nailed that one! Perfect in form and very poetic. Esp. love "Stinging like champagne vinegar."

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  7. Very well "put together" both in format and with word choices, Matt. Loved it.

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  8. Wonderful, Matt! I love the title and that the poem follows through.

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