An Older,Wiser One Once Said
her story? her eyes tell..
Man at Prayer - African American sharecropper Dave Alexander saying his evening prayers as he kneels at bedside at home. by Alfred Eisenstaedt 1936
"just only memories" by HAI TRINH XUAN
Bedouin woman with tattoed face, Bedouin camp on the edge of the Sahara (near Douz), Tunisia // by iancowe
By quietly looking at images of older women, we can learn to see the beauty in character, humour, wisdom, endurance and other inner qualities which shine through the inevitably maturing skin. Then perhaps we can start to love the lines and pouches as being a natural part of us and be proud of the life that has left these etchings on us.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls. Why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.’ Harriet Beecher Stowe
old and wise and wistful © Jojie F. Alcantara
Riitta Ikonen Face of mirth and wisdom
love the joyful expression, and playful pose!