NaPoWriMo 2021 – #4

The prompt invites us to examine liminal spaces. I didn’t like the photographs so I did an independent search and discovered the Sony game Echochrome. This sonnet resulted.

Echochrome dreams

“Change the way you perceive the world and the path will be revealed.”

I never played Sony video games –
But I recognize a good string quartet
When I hear one – all those years of playing
Viola were not for naught. Music moves,
One learns so much from its forward motion –
Pathways that touch form continuities,
And if you jump from one path you will land
On another. The gap that’s blocked from view
Between connected paths should not be feared;
A hole that’s blocked from views may not exist –
Until you step in it, of course, and then
You fall to lower levels. Closer things
Overlap things more distant – you see more
Detail in near objects than those afar.
– April 4, 2021

One thought on “NaPoWriMo 2021 – #4

  1. This could be a spiritual text I think:

    Pathways that touch form continuities;
    And if you jump from one path you will land
    On another; the gap that’s blocked from view
    Between connected paths should not be feared;
    A hole that’s blocked from views may not exist –
    Until you step in it, of course, and then
    You fall to lower levels.

    Very cool result from this prompt!

    Like

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