Perspective | A reflection of Frederick Carle Frieseke’s ‘Girl with Earrings’

The painting is titled Girl with Earrings created in 1917. It is on display in the Krannert Art Museum.

Photo Courtesy of Frederick Carl Frieseke

The painting is titled “Girl with Earrings” created in 1917. It is on display in the Krannert Art Museum.

By Sydney Buczynski

The mirror stares back, a shadowed face. 

Dancing colors, a shallow vase. 

For as they live, and do not fall weak, 

Each petal a standard 

That she must meet. 

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With crystal and stone, 

And all that is bright, 

How important it is, 

To get it just right

Sydney is a part of the English Student Council and a senior in LAS.

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