Tethered Leaf

Spider Woman Writes
no perfect dewy be-jeweled web this year
only a ragged tether
rocking the leaf
weaving an orange, orange, red
semaphore  farewell
to my home
to brightness.
All that is left is
wind and
wings and

© Carol Carlisle

Line drawing
Line drawing

I so wanted to show you the fluttering leaf caught in the spider’s web…maybe you see it.
Which image tells the story for you?

Sally D’s Black and White Challenge

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10 thoughts

  1. Hi Carol. Great permutations! They really have such different effects. The first one is so clear and detailed. The second one seems like an illustration. Both are great!


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