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


Susan Anderson said...

I like that description of the negative betraying the bones.
Well said.

Wayne said...

Nicely done

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...

21 Wits said...

and the dance lives on....beautiful.

Letitia said...

Thank you all! I'm still trying to catch up with all the reading. :)

Contemplation of a Dark Anniversary: For Ukraine 2.24.2023

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