The Fifty Cent Tour

Sunday, March 1, 2015

photo bombshelter

 Photo: David E. Scherma © Lee Miller Archives
Image via Magpie Tales

I am
the final victor
your ash
soaked
in the skin
of my boots

2015-Rene

for the story of this image click here

20 comments:

  1. well done! This was quite the image to write about.

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  2. Final victor is in celebration mode! :)

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  3. Whew, so much said in few words...powerful story. Makes me want to cheer!

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  4. Powerfully written and quite effective...

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  5. Horrors! ANd then I read the story of the picure and understood the choices here!

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  6. Holy CRAP! I read the story of the photo. Now I grasp the power in this poem. Peoples' lives are more unbelievable than anything we could ever make up.

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  7. Wow, this is just perfect, your words solid and bold actually put a lot of sense into this photo! And, I didn't realize right off but this a photo for Tess! Oh my I hadn't seen it yet and never comment until I've written my own! Oh well!

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  8. I saw this photo prompt but didn't know the story behind it so could only imagine what some woman was doing in Hitler's bath....thank you for sharing the story behind it....makes the image so much more meaningful and rich. And your words have succinctly captured the poignancy here as well.

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  9. Wow!! Your words are so very powerful. I'm glad you offered a link that describes the picture and life of this very strong woman. Whew, what a life!

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  10. Feels rather Twilight Zone-ish to me. I'm a little afraid!

    Pearl

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  11. When I first saw the photo I was surprised! Now that I'm reading all the takes it's amazing what each of us does have to say. I like powerful brevity!

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  12. Oh wow! A lot of power in those small lines.

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  13. Succinct and sharp! And I 'echo echo' what everyone else has said

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  14. I am The Captain of Addis old Bathtub ....

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  15. Wow, that is amazing. I would never to think to write something like that.

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