Mary Klundt I think that this is an interesting concept as a graphic. I really like the collision of the lines as well as the very simple break down of the picture. It may be a little saucy, but I still think that this is an interesting take on an image.
A rope has tactile texture because you can physically touch the grooves between the twisted strands. Although, a picture of a rope only has visual texture. (unless you are physically holding a print of the picture of rope)
Basic framing and shot composition - in a minute! No point in droning on and on about the Rule of Thirds and all that nonsense, but if you can keep just one idea in mind when setting up your shots, make it this one: Keep it interesting.