Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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


6 comments:

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

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  2. I like the line about betraying the bones too! Glad to have you back this week my friend!

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  3. It is very much like the bones beneath the painting...nice...

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  4. and the dance lives on....beautiful.

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

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