Do you subscribe to any magazines or newspapers?
Find a photograph which you find particularly compelling. Write a poem about the image.
Credit the photographer with a line you might place following the title:
After a photograph by ___________ (you might italicize this line)
Time Magazine usually has a weekly feature titled “LightBox.” Its “LightBox” photograph is often an amazing full two-page image.
For some examples, click here.
Scroll down for an image of a sniper in devastated Kobani, Syria. I found this image to be quite compelling–and wrote a poem in response. (My poem is under consideration elsewhere, so I won’t post it here for now.)
Press on with YOUR writing!
Andrew Shattuck McBride