|Galapagos Turtle - Geochelone elephantopus|
Recently I visited Washington DC and visited numerous museums and photographed numerous exhibits and famous artwork - (collecting months of images for future challenges) The images posted here were taken from the Natural History Museum's exhibit "Bones & Mummies".
|Black Caiman - Melanosuchus niger|
Following are a few poems that deal with skeletons - however, please do not let this limit or define your response…
All Poetry - Poems about Skeletons
On the Skeleton of a Hound
The Skeleton in Armor
My Skeleton and below is a YouTube video of Jane Hirshfield exploring an ode… a poem which talks directly to the object of the poem - here she speaks to her skeleton.
For this challenge I do require a new poem or a greatly re-worked one. Please link your specific post to "Mr. Linky" below. As we know, Friday is often a hectic day, so please feel free to submit late and remember - Monday is "Open Link" here in the Garden. Thank you, and I look forward to your artistic interpretations.
If this challenge is a success and "The Garden" willing, I can resurrect this challenge in the future and post different images - I took over 50 black & white skeleton photographs! My artist daughter has expressed a wish to draw some of my images, so maybe that will be another route in which we can explore this theme.
|Tiger - Panthera tigris|
|Kingfisher - Mergaceryle torquata|
|Common Bullfrog - Rana catesbeiana|
|Bighorn Sheep - Ovis canadensis|
|Flying Lemur - Order Dermoptera|