"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Sunday, November 04, 2012

Click.... Magpie Tales#142



Charis, Lake Ediza, California, 1937 by Edward Weston


intense focus
sensual magnetic charisma
taut balance 
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Thanks to Tess Kincaid for providing this marvelous image
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19 comments:

Lydia said...

Why would I even try to write a magpie for this one when you got it so perfectly in so few words? Beautiful, Kathe!

anthonynorth said...

You've captured the essence of the picture perfectly, I think.

ReBelle said...

Her focus draws you into this image.

Tess Kincaid said...

Excellent...

messymimi said...

Yes; the intensity is palpable.

Helen said...

Kathe, not easy to pull off ~~ each line stands on its own!!

Dana Dampier said...

Exactly! You said it so beautifully in only a few words.

Stephen Hayes said...

Very nice. Exceptionally succinct.

Berowne said...

True, Weston concentrated on several kinds of focus...

Helena said...

She sure does look together and well balanced. A wonderful tribute.

Carrie Burtt said...

Much said with few words Kathe....thats what Haikus should do! :-)

Sue J said...

Right on all counts. Beautiful.

Kutamun said...

This is very eloquent Kathe

hyperCRYPTICal said...

Well done.

Anna :o]

Shauna said...

Succinct and beautiful. Brava!

Robyn Greenhouse said...

Love how you got it with so few words!

ReBelle said...

Yep, that's her.

ReBelle said...

Gee I've already been here, I see now.....looked at your other blogs- sweet!

~T~ said...

A few words, worth a picture...