Plants outside sway in the breeze
like ballroom dancers.
The birds’ school choir chirps.
A cake sits still ready to be eaten.
Pom poms laid for some type of party.
Why is there a cake and who is it for?
Why do they all look so sad?
Maybe it's someone's birthday who has passed away?
Cynthia's Birthday Harry Linley Richardson
I am learning to write ekphrastic poetry (writing a poem about a piece of art).
I think I am going well because I can write similes but needed a bit of help to get started and to write some metaphors.
My next step is to work on my metaphors and to add more detail.