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Love Ekphrasis Poems

These Love Ekphrasis poems are examples of Ekphrasis poems about Love. These are the best examples of Ekphrasis Love poems written by international poets.

Take Me Home
Take me home, to where the fields are green
Where the skies are blue, and the air is clean
To the place where my heart and soul...

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© Don Bukana  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: home,

Oh Hate hateful, hate
Hate, hateful hate, how doth thy poison spread
A venomous fang within the human heart
That doth darken all thoughts of light instead
And tears friends and lovers...

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© Don Bukana  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger,

Premium Member ALT Love
There is only one time when I’ll need you;
Like Ice cream doesn’t need a banana.
So, until I do, or the ice cream does,
I will be...

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Categories: analogy,

Ekphrasis Upon La Gran Tenochtitlan
What do I know of your world?
I read about your people on the subway train,
To marvel at how so much was lost,
All because a handful...

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Categories: art, culture, woman,

Final embrace
Inspired by Edvard Munch's The Kiss IV

My humanity bound to your caress
Heart and mind a tangled mess
Passion and insanity we did compound
To your caress my...

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Categories: art,

Kiss IV Woodcut by Edvard Munch 1902
Inspired by the woodcut, Kiss IV, of himself and Tulla Larsen, held in an embrace. Produced after the end of a 4 year troubled yet...

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Categories: art,

Premium Member EASTER DINNER

they liked the one behind me
the teal and black checkerboard
its sparkling tiles on the diagonal
red, yellow, blue, pink pillows
on sofas and chair

the sunrise was...

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Categories: art, easter, food,

Premium Member QUIRINUS a tribute
From night, fog and frost,
come day,show warmth and heat.
From love's sheen ,glows faith in God.
seek goals,praise and kiss with
thanks to say.
From ache,pain and...

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Categories: poetry,

Premium Member Girl Playing Lyre
GIRL PLAYING LYRE - by Tadeusz Styka

I'm a sweet girl, 
Playing my lyre, 
Music does whirl, 
Quenching heart fire, 

Hair flying free, 
Eyes lost in...

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Categories: appreciation, art, music,

Premium Member EKPHRASIS snapshot KOKOSCHKA
child they had-
was their game of


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Categories: ekphrasis, art,

The Sirens and Ulysses, Etty 1837 aka a poem about a painting about part of a poem
Inspired by The Sirens and Ulysses, oil painting by William Etty.

The painting depicts a scene from Homer's epic "The Odyssey," where the hero Ulysses (aka...

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Categories: art,

Premium Member The Lion and the Gypsy
The Lion and the Gypsy

For some, life is simple in raw assertiveness,
With no disarmament of conscience, alertness.
Beneath a moonlit sky, a heartbeat from closed eyes,

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Categories: animal, life, nature,

Hopper's Automat Expressed Poetically and Abstract
Inspired by the painting Automat by Edward Hopper in 1927.

The painting shows a lone woman sat at automated restaurant table.

Viewing the painting will enhance the...

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Categories: art,

Premium Member EKPHRASIS snapshot - VERMEER
a look of love
into eternity-
words unspoken...

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Categories: art, poetry,

Premium Member Crows In The Wheatfield

The country road split the wheat field in half
A murder of crows seemed to prefer the right
Hope they leave some to winnow from the chaff

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Categories: bird, farm, life,