Degas - Woman With a Towel

steamy, wet droplets
trace down her scars, red and fierce,
a survival tale

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8 comments:

Berowne said...

Provocative and compelling...

Brian Miller said...

nice textures in this...red a fierce jumps out...better to survive...and live to tell...smiles.

Yvonne Osborne said...

Yes, a survival tale! The haiku works well with the painting, the reference to the scars we can't see.

gautami tripathy said...

Wonderful!!

There are so many great lines...

I am truly amazed how that painting has taken us venturing into new paths...

paint me in many hues, not just black

mindlovemisery said...

Powerful!

Tess Kincaid said...

Fierce scars...excellent...

~T~ said...

May she keep surviving...

Theresa Milstein said...

What a different take. Story of fierce survival.