Monday, July 29, 2013

Prompt: Down/Up

Say... which way IS up, anyway?
The earth holds us while we dangle down into infinite space.
The earth is our heaven, while space is cold and lonely as the Biblical vision of Hell, a place assumed to be "down."
When we "ascend" after death, we actually move "up" into earth by about six feet...
Or is north "up" and south "down"? Or the other way around?

Sense spherical directionality with a fresh perspective, and write about what you discover.

keywords: poem, your handle downup, epic-earth

An ongoing series of earth-related prompts as part of an Imunuri experiment to dwell repeatedly on a theme and its riffs, and/or the possible poetry challenge, bit by bit, of producing an epic or body of poems...

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