secret, disciplined, generous and unfathomable


Not the bald image, but always –
undulant, elusive, beyond reach
of any dull staring eye

– lodged
among the words, beneath
the skin of images: nerves,
muscles, rivers of urgent blood,

a mind
secret, disciplined, generous and

– Denise Levertov, excerpt from Williams: An Essay from Selected Poems



  1. stunning

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  2. I honestly couldn’t get past the photograph. Holy Bared Throat, Batman!

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  3. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Simply amazing …. beauty!

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  4. Beautiful, both image and word. And not for nothing, but I adore the word ‘undulant.’ It just rollllssss off the tongue…. 🙂

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  5. freddiegeorgia says:

    Katerina Plotnikova …such INCREDIBLE photography!!! I am hooked!

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  6. Yes, unfathomable…that is how it is to be…the mysterious, miracle of it All.

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  7. The image, amazing as is her body of work…

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  8. Amazing mesmerizing work 💛

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  9. i stared at this for a long time. amazing.

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