• :pictorial representation in terms of light and shade without regard to color
• :the arrangement or treatment of light and dark parts in a pictorial work of art
• :the interplay or contrast of dissimilar qualities (as of mood or character)
you evoke strong texture
broad slashes of pain
spidery intaglio wrinkled into skin,
movement of transient light
sweeps away shadows
that puddle into crevices of mountain slopes.
i’ve vivid memories of soft touches,
feathery stroke imbuing patterns of grace
into the emptiness of night.
why do you mock me now?
A very rough draft penned using random words selected from Gardner’s Art History text book. I wrote this for the theme of art as metaphor that I offered today for dVerse Meeting the Bar. Please join us.