our perception is many times not reality...rather hard on ourselves...love that last line too...
Oh, wonderful. Beautifully done.— KKay, Alberta, CanadaAn Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel
"An evaporated beauty." A great image.
The ending was perfect.
Love what you have done with this piece, both in the image and the words. Fabulous write.
oh excellent- well done! Wow.
I loved the line "the evaporated beauty", in fact this marked the essence of the poem. Beautiful!
'Through the prism of fantasy'.....Gee that's a fantastic line!!
Not many responses to the prompt have asks your question. Well constructed.
She remains the mysterious beauty, especially as she turns into a negative..love what you did with the whole thing!
I have to agree, the ending is a, wow. Terrific write.
The last line is haunting.
...sleepwalking through life...Not the way I want to do it. Very sad, really.
this is special - well done
excellent helen! our authentic selves so rarely are visible. very stirring piece!
wow Helen..I'll have what you're having
Beautiful! So much depth in this piece!
"An evaporated beauty" Gorgeous! You are so right too few people see what lies underneath appearances
Beautiful. She looks amazingly haunting in the reverse.
wow mom, you're out there! love you, me
an evaporated beauty...great image...bkm
Brilliant idea to use the negative image, and an inspired interpretation. That last line is a humdinger!
Loved your elusive phantom- our eyes have much in common, methinks...
thought-provoking.smiles.share 1 to 3 poems with poetry potluck week 41 today.