Communication

All day, as I try to write, the birds chatter outside my windows. Happy talk mostly, but the occasional row: My favourite image of communication is the understanding between a child and dog: (For Lens-artists challenge: communication.)

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A Photo Walk

Two rivers intersect at our city’s centre, and while I often patrol the larger one, this day I decided to visit a park adjoining the second. Probably because walking is still difficult for me, I was drawn to the many benches that line the path, all vacant now due to Covid restrictions. A quiet evening […]

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The Everyday

(For Lens-Artists Photo challenge: everyday objects)

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Of Winter

Where does the river gowhen snow, blindingclaims the flow? Houses nestled in wooded grovesshudder at the exposure of leafless daysbrace against the chills of early eves. How quickly we rejoice at first thaw, eager to embracechange – emotion often premature. (For Lens-artists Photo Challenge: Winter)

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Spring Serves As Reminder

Even the old flower –this appearance of decrepitudemerely camouflagefor the soul is eternalreaches for renewaland at every opportunityblossoms…. (For Lens-Artist’s Photo Challenge: Spring.)

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Summer Delights

The heat of summer, typically fuels our wandering impulses. A spontaneous drive to the beach, or a weekend up north. Now that coronavirus has reined us in, we search seasonal delight closer to home: roses in the garden, the emerald green of farm fields, and the leisurely hunt of a furry fisherman. (For Lens-Artists Photo […]

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Singularly Sublime

For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge and Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: a single flower

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Delicately Opening

Closed signs turn cautiouslytrepidation persists –are openings wise at this time? Spring ignores man’s conflictsdelicately asserts her voicedelivers a message of renewal A reminder to all hearts to set aside worryopen anew to the wonders around us –all else will fall in place in its own time. (For A Photo A Week Challenge: opening; and […]

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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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The Crop and Finish

Taken last winter in Texas, this image of a Great Egret coming in for a landing just felt too busy to me, so when I saw Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Cropping the Shot; I decided to give it a try. As much as I like the other two birds in the photo, the egret really is […]

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