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Not Againspent brassshellsare scatteredinto cornersof the main hallat a high schoolin Floridapools of blood smearedby rushing feetblight a classroom floornext to a discardedblackbackpack,the round, slate barrelof an automatic riflestill warm ~~Judi Van Gorder A Dinggedicht
Explore the Craft of Writing German-Austrian Verse The Dinggedicht or Object Poem is a things poem.This is a genre of poetry in which communication of mood or thought is made through acute observation of things and symbolic concentration. It was introduced in the early 1900s by Austrian poet, Rainer Maria Rilke while studying impressionist paintings. It is closely connected to the imagist movement of the same time. It appears the difference may be in the subject of the observation. The dinggedicht appears to be more likely to observe man-made articles while the imagist tends to observe m