Yesterday I received a beautiful postcard poem with a print of an abstract painting by Diana Ong on the front (not this one pictured here). The poem had such wonderful images that I thought, yes, that’s exactly what I wish I had said, yes, I understand this meaning entirely. I love it when I read a poem and I get that ‘aha’ moment, like when I understand a dream.
Last night I dreamed of flying, like superwoman. Always exhilarating. If only I could keep the feeling while I’m awake!
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Christine Swint’s poems have appeared in Calyx, Birmingham Poetry Review, Slant, a Journal of Poetry, Tampa Review, Heron Tree, Ekphrasis, and others. Her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, and Best New Poets, and she has won first place prizes from the Georgia Poetry Society and Agnes Scott College. Her first collection, Swimming This, was published in 2015 by FutureCycle Press. She teaches first-year composition at a metro-Atlanta university and writes about poetry, art, hiking, and yoga at Balanced on the Edge, https://balancedonedge.blog
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7 thoughts on “Diana Ong – by Golden Pixels LLC”
So true. I love it when a poem does that to me. Will you write a new poem about your dream? I love those flying ones. Maybe the right words could give the reader a sense of flying. Assignment time! Ha! Ha! As if you don’t have enough to do:)
I love that Diana Ong picture you have included here! I love all the colors. I’ll have to look up her work.
Saturday I received a postcard of Whistler’s Mother. Not quite as colorful, alas.
Yes, I love the vibrant colours! Congratulations for all your postcard poems. It’s a wonderful idea.
yay for august poetry postcards! glad you got a great one! it makes you fall in love with mail again. 🙂
I love flying in my dreams, used to do it frequently but the closest I’ve gotten recently is wearing shoes that acted like a trampoline.
Laughing at Beryl’s trampoline shoes! Sounds wonderful……and the painting is fab.
I love the Diana Ong pic you’ve included, so vivid. I think its great when you can relate to a poem that’s been written. Lastly, I wish we could still be superwoman when we wake from our dreams of flight.