Dew and Dusk

(after the painting by Hans Hofmann)


With the ease of a dragonfly

on tiffany wings

the sun hovers for an instant

reliving the day, then disappears

into a sea of blue and green



Twice nominated for Best of the Net, as well as for the Rhysling Award from the Science Fiction Poetry Association, Neil Ellman writes from New Jersey. More than 800 of his poems, many of which are ekphrastic and written in response to works of modern art, appear in numerous print and online journals, anthologies and chapbooks throughout the world. His first full-length collection, Parallels, consists of 200 of his previously published works.