Artwork to inspire poetry: Potato Person

Potato Person

Above is an artwork called Potato Person.  It was made by arranging potatoes to make a person shape, taking a photograph of the arrangement, and computer altering the photograph.  This artwork can inspire poetry.  One idea is would be to see symbolism in a person made out of potatoes and apply this idea to a poem.  The idea of a person being metaphorically made of something basic could be used in a variety of ways in a poem.

Here is an example poem inspired by the artwork:

After working in the ground,
for months on end,
the farmer finally sold,
pieces of himself.

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