Now in fact, it would an incredible act of chutzpah to think that I could come close to the rich sensuality of language and allusions of the Biblical text, but that's not the point. The project would be a challenge, and a source of inspiration. And my idea was to put out a call for others who might be interested. And maybe the results wouldn't need to be a poem, as long as it were some artistic means of expression.
Anyway, I'm mulling it over. Let me know if you're interested. We could agree on a day when we would all publish, with links to everyone else in the project.
Aha. A small long-lasting fluorescent bulb just went off above my head. How about Valentine's Day?
Upon my couch at nightI'll make up someone to write about.
I sought the one I love -
I sought but found him not.