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Triptych Sixes by silvernium Triptych Sixes by silvernium
Poetry written to a piece of triptych art [link] by ~monguz for #transliterations prompt #2 - the idea here being that with the three written verses you could arrange them in any order - six possible combinations.

My "artwork" (haha) here is FAR from perfect, but I'm a poet not an artist - I needed some visual representation to separate the six sets. It was all I could come up with tonight with materials on hand.

They are best read as three separate verses, but one can also read them 1st sentence across all three, 2nd sentence and so forth. It is something I have wanted to try for a while and #transliterations provided the perfect prompt (lovely picture too).

Apologies for the blurry results - I used the work scanner.


Interpretation of the original artwork [link] Although done in three pieces, I felt that each piece was divided in two, hence that gave me some idea for reading it six ways. I felt there were two people walking? dreaming? conversing?, maybe through art?, images?, ideas?, dreams?, and that each triptych piece felt reflected within itself. It is a very abstract surreal piece, and so my words are also abstract. My words were written in about 5mins, no edits (always interesting to write this way).


Example of two ways the 1st triptych can be read:


somewhere in the haze
you conceptualised
was it a dream
a memory

we walked together
against the backdrop
of frames
underneath you saw
a camera view

did you capture the moment
when we realised
everything is
pieces of now
and then ..


somewhere in the haze -- we walked together -- did you capture the moment

you conceptualised -- against the backdrop -- when we realised

was it a dream -- of frames -- everything is

a memory -- underneath you saw -- pieces of now

re-embered -- a camera view -- and then ..
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Given 2012-10-17
Incross Oct 18, 2012   Digital Artist
I almost cried :'D this is beautiful-- the combinations and possibilities form various abstract images and feelings, at least in my head.
Great job :D
silvernium Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'm really glad you enjoyed it, and experienced the combinations in the way they are intended :)
Sigma-Echo-Seven Oct 17, 2012  Student Writer
Infinite possibilities for the form here. Astounding!
silvernium Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Try it out if you want to!
Sargon-the-first Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This reminds me a lot of a pantoum, which are really fun to make, too. ; w;

But it's utterly amazing and bluh, even without it resembling my favorite poem structure.
silvernium Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Oh pantoum's are fun, come up with a few lines, and then they write themselves don't they ;)
Sargon-the-first Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Indeed. ; w;
lintu47 Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the well deserved DD! :heart:
silvernium Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!
lintu47 Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My pleasure :heart:
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