My writings: Art & Poetry: The line and the light

Robert Vonnoh (1858 - 1933) Leah

The line and the light

The soft light
enters the room
through the curtain
that protects
her naked body
from the
gaze of others
through the

The softness
the line
the curve
of her back

is touched
by the invisible
by us.

The invisibility
is protecting
us in our

The invisibility
is protecting
her in her
innocent nakedness.

The invisibility
is a form
of protection
to not see
what is
to be seen.

By © Dolores Meden 2017