Welcome to Poetry.com

Poetry.com is a huge collection of poems from famous and amateur poets from around the world — collaboratively published by a community of authors and contributing editors.

Navigate through our poetry database by subjects, alphabetically or simply search by keywords. You can submit a new poem, discuss and rate existing work, listen to poems using voice pronunciation and even translate pieces to many common and not-so-common languages.

Whirlpools within Low Key Shots

Exclusive recipe for ‘BRONZE’: a dipsomaniac kookaburra + a bloodthirsty bat
+ wastelands, lagoons, and mountain ranges: 30 mg metallic luster was thus produced
(Canned for future use. Silk draperies were prepared too)

A low-angle shot: focus on her dark-moon eyes, to measure light…
(Objects around: a straight back chair, a black cat-- under the in the deep shadow of the archway,
Silver ornaments, dead insects haphazardly strewn,
Swirling, camera-dodging skirts, medieval rivers, and whispering breaths
Light source—the mighty agitator, rustled through the air

Where are your sandpapers? Polish this prickly canvas
And gloss of the second season is all unveiled now: but one of the objects in this still-life,
Has murdered the light.
In this abrupt, bottomless darkness,
Her hand, which raised you from the ground,
was captured by the wide-awake lens too (you haven’t even laid eyes on that snapshot ever)

GREGORIAN equals ‘rosy fingers’ plus ‘withering flowers’
LACRIMOSA equals ‘pale fingers’ plus ‘thriving flowers’
Rate this poem:(0.00 / 0 votes)
Font size:
Collection  Edit     
 

Submitted by catherineink on May 31, 2016

47 sec read
36 Views

Xiaoyuan Yin

Chief protagonist of encyclopedic poetry writing in China, advocate of hermaphroditical characteristics in poetic creation. Epic Poet, author of 18 long narrative poems (up to 70 thousand lines) and 12 other series (physics, chemistry, biology, geography, geology, psychology, calligraphy, photography, musicology, geometry, atmospheric science, and information sciences) . Member of Translators Association of China and the Poetry Institute of China. Winner of the Best International Translator for 2008 of IPTRC, andthe Prize for Distinguished Translator in the 4th World Poetry Prizes Sponsored by Dr. Choi Laisheung. Editor of several official poetry magazines. Over two thousand poetic works have been published in Ottawa Weekend, North American Maple (Canada) , Aust Cai Hong Ying(Australian) , New World Poetry (U.S.A.) , Tong Hua Daily News(Tailand) , China Daily, Global Times, and various magazines in China. more…

All Xiaoyuan Yin poems | Xiaoyuan Yin Books

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Discuss this Xiaoyuan Yin poem with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Whirlpools within Low Key Shots" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 4 Mar. 2021. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/44805/whirlpools-within-low-key-shots>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest poetry community and poems collection on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    "It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea."
    • A. Edmund Spenser
    • B. Edgar Allan Poe
    • C. Shel Silverstein
    • D. W.B. Yeats

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Poets

    »
    Poetry.com

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.