the photographer’s daughter

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her mother only took
black and white photographs
so her daughter would know
she was beautiful, even different.

© listentothebabe

I loved this photo the first time I saw it. Ness at @twothirdssky was kind enough to let me use it. The photograph inspired the poem.

About listentothebabe

writing is the teeth that gnaw on my bones.

8 comments

  1. Love working in black and white! So dramatic, shadow creation and emphasis, and the feeling it emotes. So much more “feeling” than color.

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  2. I like this. There’s a sweetness to this one.

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  3. And I’m happy she let you use the photo. Very beautiful and perfectly married with your beautiful words.

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  5. Ness

    Wow, thank you so much.
    I am just delighted with our collaboration.

    What a confidence boost your poetry has given me. I am humbled my your confidence.
    Thank you for this, it is a gift.

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