Degas Debunked - inspired by Edgar Degas, ‘Dancer Adjusting her Shoulder Strap’, c. 1895-96

The Photograph 
betrays the bones
of what lies beneath
a pastel's peaceful pose.

The master, with time
and colored chalk,
breathes life
back into the dance.

Written from image prompt: Mag 193


Sue said…
I like that description of the negative betraying the bones.
Well said.
Bekkie Sanchez said…
I like the line about betraying the bones too! Glad to have you back this week my friend!
Tess Kincaid said…
It is very much like the bones beneath the painting...nice...
Karen S. said…
and the dance lives on....beautiful.
Letitia Minnick said…
Thank you all! I'm still trying to catch up with all the reading. :)