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Can You Hear What She Sees?


hand on piano

She’s listening for sounds and trying to see them with her camera. You are invited to take what she sees (or what you see) and turn it to sounds.

The villanelle is a perfect form for sound-capturing, as it mimics a song. Will you join us in this writing/photoing project?

Post your villanelle and/or photos by Wednesday, December 28, for links and possible feature at The High Calling, here, or at Every Day Poems.

Photo by Kelly Sauer.


Buy a year of Every Day Poems— Read a poem a day, become a better poet. In December we’re exploring the theme The Villanelle.

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  1. OK. I’m posting mine at my blog on December 26. I’ll send you a tweet to let you know.

    Thanks for the many unusual examples of villanelles. They are what ultimately inspired me.


  1. Kelly Sauer | Real Life, Fine Art – CROSSPOST: Photoplay Christmas – Do You See What I Hear? - December 27, 2011

    [...] Random Acts of Poetry (RAP) [...]

  2. To My Mother: A Villanelle - Sandra Heska King - May 14, 2014

    […] last) written in response to a December 2011 poetry prompt issued by The High Calling and Tweetspeak Poetry. I wrote it a month after my mother died, and it seems right to revisit it as a belated […]

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