A Question of Hope by Linda Eve Diamond ` Inspired by “Hope” by George Fredric Watts (1886) Hope is blind- folded, leaning in breathing softly listening for the broken lyre’s secret truth holding on with all she has imagining, creating, unlocking key notes with the shred of a string on the thread of a ring of plucky little plinks scaling up to the brink circling back for the lost harmonious chords becoming the music, the quiet, the breath the embodiment of curiosity a question mark spinning, exposed on the outskirts of the spinning globe…
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Linda Eve Diamond is a U. S. poet whose works have been performed by The Poetic Dance Theater Company, screened at the REELpoetry Festival, displayed in The Museum of Art – DeLand, and published by numerous journals. Her poetry appears in more than 150 journal, anthologies and venues, including The Ekphrastic Review, Encore: Prize Poems, and The Dancing Poetry Festival. She has been honored to receive Artists Embassy International’s Grand Prize Award, the National Federation of State Poetry Societies’ Founders Award, and the REELpoetry Film & Video Prompt Award. Visit her website at http://LindaEveDiamond.com.
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