portrait of purity

 

lovely young lady

sixteen-year-old Cecelia

graceful hand strokes pet

white ermine protects maiden

of Leonardo’s portrait

 

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source: wikipedia

 

Link to Ramblings of a Writer tanka challenge: lady & portrait

 

purity (boy or girl?)

Anticipating new grandchild and contemplating “purity” theme at CDHK.
 
 
 

photo by Ladd

photo by Ladd

promise of new life

a singular affection

robins’ nest treasure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

bathe with sea water

birth in gritty suffering

shell’s precious jewel

dreamstime image

dreamstime image