Brenda recommended "Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge" by Mary Cassatt. If you're not familiar with Mary Cassatt [1844-1926], please take the time to read up on her, she was one of America's best interpreters of the lives of women.
"Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge" (1879) by Mary Cassatt.
according to Mother
a redhead should never
be seen dressed all in red
I wear a touch
in the most strategic places
--Mother did not raise a fool
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Khan Academy has a 5-minute video on the painting by Cassett, and, viewing it you will get a brief idea of the artist, the subject, and Paris in the late 1800s.
National Poetry Month is in full swing and today's Poetry Friday offerings are being rounded up by Amy at The Poem Farm.