Captured in Black and White

Imagination captured with his lens,
washes out flaws, hides the imperfection
she sees in each strand of hair, arch of brow.

Black and white beautiful scares and enthralls;
she watches herself look at you watch her.

A show of confidence hidden behind
the shadows of color and shades of grey
pierce the subconscious until you can see
everything she does; hinting at a smile,
lowering her gaze before looking straight

into your eyes, stating the obvious –
I am more than you see in Black and White.


Inspired by “B & W Pose” by David Cain