Wednesday, January 13, 2016

La Luchadora

image by Ed Ross

La Luchadora
©2016 Susan Noyes Anderson

Her hair is dressed in roses:
a waved trellis,
verdant and visceral,
rooted in animus
(head-as-hostile-soil).

She likes the irony,
invokes contrast.
Her eyes speak thorns
quite fluently,
scalp blooming.

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9 comments:

Gail said...

"her eyes speak thorns..." They certainly do.

Well done!!!

Sandra said...

interesting comparison!

Karen Mortensen said...

Wow.

Carin Diaz said...

I was thinking about too, something "strong" in her eyes.

LeAnn said...

Oh, I loved the description in poetry of this very unique photo. Another amazing post! Blessings and hugs for you dear friend.

kaykuala said...

Her eyes speak thorns
quite fluently

No small wonder the eyes are piercing! Vivid description Sue!

Hank

Elena Sands said...

Nicely done. :-)

Grandma Honey said...

I think I would want to stay clear of her! :)

Michael said...

Those eyes...dangerous indeed

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