Read Write Poem member Sage Cohen has a terrific suggestion for today’s poems: Write a poem in which you combine a speaker and an event that normally don’t go together (such as sports broadcasters and poetry writing), as Jay Leeming does in his poem, “Man Writes Poem.”
Is today’s RWP prompt. But I can’t think of anything. I did, briefly consider trying to write from the perspective of St Thomas Aquinas at a Swingers club but images of flabby, heaving bodies, not to mention fluids of an unsavoury nature crusting on the upholstery, made me feel nauseous, so I gave that up.
But I must do something, so I thought I’d take a radical departure from the norms of poetry and try and create a poem not from words but from photographs. So here is my first attempt at a wordless poem: