Saturday, October 19, 2013

On the Bias

6.  Diagonals
My mother made all my clothes until I got a job and was able to buy some of my own.  The phrase "Cutting on the bias" has rung in my ears for years, though it took me quite a while to finally grasp what it meant.

I have never been a doodler, but when I do doodle, it's almost always diagonal lines up against diagonal lines with maybe an arc or two, also on a diagonal.

The friend who's photography "project" inspired this series of prompts was brilliant in responding to "diagonals" --- she photographed a statue of a bishop.

Which can take the mind to another bishop:


The piece that, in chess, moves thusly:

I genuflect to the Diagonal Genius.

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