Charis

Charis, Lake Ediza, California, 1937 by Edward Weston



Even Devil's country
Couldn't shake her loose
Of her soul
Her spirit
That now resides above
Conquering the desolate
Sadness

Dana



~Written for Magpie Tales
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17 comments:

  1. "Conquering desolate sadness" Yes, she is a conqueror.

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  2. Oh! I LOVE this!
    "Even Devil's country
    Couldn't shake her loose"

    Fantastic!
    de

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  3. Such a beautiful spot but he has shown us only her. Yes, she is a conqueror.

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  4. i love the strength you give her in this....i can see that in her look as well....

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    1. The first thing I noticed was the no nonsense look in her eyes! Thanks Brian!

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  5. Love the line 'conquering the desolate sadness'

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  6. Ah yes, your words give such a sense of sad, silence, before her storm!

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  7. You really capture what she is, her courage, in your words..excellent..

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  8. Wonderful words - her resolve shines through.

    Anna :o]

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  9. Your poem perfectly tells this woman's story.

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  10. You bring an almost Joan of Arc dimension to her , Dana

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