Passing The Time

Pursuing feathered inspiration takes me to quiet rural settings. At home, I pour over images, and “picturate” as my husband calls it – altering the photos to create something new. I spend time daily, crafting poetry, inspired by images, or dreams, or prompts. Often I combine the poems with the artistic photos: I’m also spending […]

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Time For Reflection and Courage

Time stands still; we waitthe noise of speculation stark contrastto the reality that confronts us Where do we go from hereand what authority to trustand in this imposed solitude can we find the strengthof reflection, the courageto follow an inner lead? Be safe out there all. Inspired by the promptings of Eugi’s Causerie: courage; and […]

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Not So Simple

So many questions cluttering my mind –numbers and guidelines: Stay Inside! I crave the single mindedness of a plantwhose nature tends towards sunlight and contemplate the stillness of mosswondering if it too feels the inquietude And gaze on with envy as a solo flight passesyearning to taste the freedom of escape. Life has become so […]

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Present Distance

I’ve lived the fog of distance –life’s highway a series of hillsdestination without promise Have learned that acceptance gains perspectivethat climates change, and hope sustainsand that in the stillness dreams renew. Now I travel quieter paths, appreciatespace, have surrendered to a slower pace –certain that this too will change. (For Lens-Artists Challenge: distance)

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The River, My Heart

A landmark in my life, the river followsages, and eras, seasons measured by her flow She acknowledges change, bears the winterregally, swells with confidence as Spring rains Will walk beside me in sunnier times, andhold my secrets as Autumn catches us in her flames She holds my heart, my faith, always knows and at end […]

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Clouds Are For Dreaming

Don’t give me the scienceI prefer to dream floating on pillows of whitecarried over land and sea lifted sunward, inspired –no, please don’t tell me otherwise Clouds transport me, Heaven bound. (For Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: clouds)

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A walk in nature reduces life-sized problemsto ant-like awe – an open secret often ignored. I travel back roads, am humbled bythe power of farm machines, the vastness of the sky. Gratitude larger than this limiting skin. (For Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy challenge: make yourself small; Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: roads; […]

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Landscapes

The path before me titillates –beckoning hues, rolling hills –I set my lens on discovery. My heart belongs to this land –lush landscapes, and dynamic seasons –here I’ll stay till shadows succumb to night. (For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge: landscape.)

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A Passenger’s View

I reconcile this passenger imposed lifethrough a photographer’s lens Record the road ahead, the passagesfind resonance in what lies outside my window. (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: A window with a view)

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Scenes From Ontario Winter

I cast my shadow over white banksassert my presence, proud, defiant Will find beauty in deserted golf coursesand colour in a monochrome season I am haunted by a Winter state of mindresolved to stretch myself despite creeping chill. (Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is winter scenes. This Winter I am challenging myself to endure a season […]

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