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Poem by Neil Ellman – Eleven AM (after the painting by Edward Hopper) October 10, 2016

Posted by vscorpiozine in ekphrastic poems, Neil Ellman, New Jersey poets, Veteran Poets.
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Eleven A.M.


(after the painting by Edward Hopper)


 The woman at the window watches

like a mother waiting

for the child she never knew

the lover she never had

or the image of her youth

reflected on the glass—

there is only a passing car

a dove on a ledge

and rain. 



BIO: Neil Ellman is a poet from New Jersey.  He has published numerous poems, more than 1,000 of which are ekphrastic and written in response to works of modern art, in print and online journals, anthologies and chapbooks throughout the world.  His most recent chapbook is Of Angels & Demons: The Art of Paul Klee as Poetry (Flutter Press)



1. bzniditch - October 10, 2016

Hopper lives for us again in Neil Ellman’s visually dramatic poem.

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