WPC: Silhouette

The word ‘silhouette’ has a sylph-like connotation that slips readily into softer monochromes although in actuality it is quite a stark process of rubbing down the details until the bare bone structures are revealed. Standing under trees is one way to see them simplified.

monochrome fig leaves in silhouettemonochrome fig tree in silhouetteA glimmer of sunlight in overcast skies
A vision of beauty to disheartened eyes
A haven in which I can shed all disguise
Immutable truth in the midst of the lies.”

monochrome willow tree in silhouette
Figs and a wizardly Willow are the subjects for the weekly photo challenge of ‘Silhouette


Emily Reed: “Under the Fig Tree”


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