Posted in Short thoughts, Writing challenges

the lift

© photoart of street mural

X marks the spot
pen and ink drawn outlines on the naked
an artful coupling veiled in hottest red

was it just a bare wall begging for paint pot
spare street canvas of passionate position
or maybe some directive in its juxtaposition?

if you can’t do this take the lift
do this and you’ll  need the lift
do this before you have need to use the lift

not necessarily a foul aimed shot
disgusting dig at the disabled – but a kind of elevation
wheelchair bound for a rooftop garden

Mature message for this week’s poetics: And the sign said..

Advertisements

Author:

playing with photography @ eljaygee whilst Tell Tale Therapy has a weakness for words

18 thoughts on “the lift

  1. Now that’s a way to get a “lift” before taking the “lift!” Love this take on the prompt.
    We will be in Valparaiso, Chile next January and I am so excited to see all the street art there. I suspect it will be an amazing poetic muse 🙂

    Like

Do drop me a line!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s