ARTIST : Sarah Copeland (see her blog HERE)
ARTWORK : photograph The Eyes See posted on blog Every Photo Tells a Story, January 2, 2009 ; photo is also on Sarah Copeland’s blog
NOTE : The artist has seen the poem. An earlier version of this poem was first published as a comment on the above EPTAS blog, January 2, 2009. The poem was influenced, in part, by the daily photo/poem postings on The Storialist.
The Eyes See
But differently, just as no two
hats will shade a girl’s face
in the same way.
See how black lines and smudges
are almost shutting
the eye on the left
(her right), and yet
the eye on the right
(her left) is widening to white.
Just wait for a single wink
to fit that cowgirl rim.
by Therese L. Broderick