13 Jul 2014

Architectural Illusion

The painting was huge.
Once unveiled, the scale of it
could fool the senses
into believing they saw
a steel and concrete town-scape;
dark-glass reflections
creating strange images
of alien things
hovering just out of sight
behind a wire forest.

Written for Mag 228, with thanks to Tess and the un-named photographer.

P.S. Though it may look like random line breaks, I've actually used two of the Tanka, five line, 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count.

14 comments:

  1. realy nice Jinksy. Im yet to see a painting of this sort :)

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  2. Lovely - and I loved what you did with the photo!

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  3. Quite an innovative response to the prompt...

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  4. oh Jinksy- you are so smart! Wonderful take on this weeks image!

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  5. I like this journey, and I shall beware of the wire forest!

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  6. One of those buildings with lifts, so the staircases have been removed? Great imagery and image manipulation.

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  7. I agree with the Doctor - I love what you've done with the picture.

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  8. Wonderful tanka Jinsky! Aptly related to the pic! Great!

    Hank

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  9. You put such a Jinksy take on it - so clever - I had to look hard to see how your picture related to the prompt and then I saw it :)

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  10. It has a Jackson Pollock feel to it. Minus the price tag.

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  11. Cool colours, cool edit, cool piece. Another fine Jinksy creation!

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  12. Always an interesting twist...

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