Picture taken by my friend Cyndi Leos....thank you Cyndi.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Magpie 53: She Kept Her Perfume In A Crystal Salt Shaker...

Photo by Tess Kincaid
Challenge from Magpie Tales

she kept her perfume
in a crystal salt shaker
she wore her hair
long and piled on top of her head
with two walnut
hair sticks
embedded with turquoise
she wore only dresses
and long skirts with flowing blouses
every night
she read poetry
by candle light
she disliked shoes
preferring to go bare foot
she lived out and away
at the base of the mountain
in an old school bus...
different colored silk scarfs
curtained each window
lit up at night
as a Kaleidoscope
while she danced in the moon light...



Helen said...

I aspire to be this woman ..... free and uninhibited!

Teresa - in the Middle Side of Life said...

what a great visual you created with this! beautiful.

Cmom said...

I this very much!

DJan said...

This is someone I think I would like to know. What a lovely portrait of... you?

That corgi :) said...

this captured me from the very first line with where she kept her perfume! vivid imagery; very nicely done!


rel said...

Now there's a girl I'd love to have tea and conversations with.
Great detailed description.

thingy said...

I love this!

Kass said...

Love the wild freedom expressed here. However did you think this one up?

120 Socks said...

Wonderful character, sounds as colourful as a kaleidoscope, really enjoyed reading this.

Tess Kincaid said...

Sounds like my kind of woman.

Jingle said...

enjoyed your tale.
well penned.

Southwest Arkie said...

A dance in the moonlight is good for the soul.

Martin H. said...

Now, there is one interesting woman!

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