The Eyes Say It All

A child’s eyes are full of wonderment. This sweet bird’s eye is also wide – is it amazement, also? I may be wrong, but this fellow’s eye says: “Enough lady. Take that camera somewhere else.” (Submitted for Nancy Merrill’s, A Photo a Week: eyes)

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Lit From Within

I used to like to walk at night,to see the houses lit within –hope it gave me for love’s warmth,and freedom from dysfunction’s sin. (Submitted for Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week Challenge: Lit from Within.)

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Photo A Week: Things With Wings

Six feet across, spread the heron’s wingsgreat, grey appendages in slow flight Some wings are camouflaged, propelinsect bodies who hover within sight. A Monarch’s wings are stained-glass delicatewith each flutter, sprinkle fantasies of delight. (For Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week challenge: things with wings.)

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Blue Is More Than Melancholy

Blue is longing,for summer lakesand clear skies –a promise of forever It is the subtle hueof whimsical magicon wings that fly Blue is tuxedo perfectiona gift wrapped in perpetualsong, iridescent delight. (Submitted for Nancy Merrill’s, A Photo a Week Challenge: blue)

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Photo a Week: Bridges

The gap between the life I’d envisioned and this current reality is widening… I need a bridge – not a short, low one, but a large, expansive bridge to carry all my wishes, to facilitate movement of passing ideals, allow for traffic flow. Or a bridge to slow me down, dialled in to the sun’s […]

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Photo A Week: Reflection

Armed with Nancy Merrill’s prompt and my camera, I convinced my husband to drop me off at the river last night, just as the light was fading.  The stillness of the day promised to offer some good photo opportunities.  Autumn has turned up her colour, although the leaves are disappearing quickly, so I fear I […]

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Photo A Week: Through Glass

A window seat at the Mill Street Pub in Ottawa allots a new of the river, and the season’s finest. I think I found the place where angels store their wings. (For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge:  Through glass.)

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Photo a Week: Whimsical

Wasn’t quite sure if this crowing rooster was whimsical or forlorn, now that the flowers that had previously blocked it have been cut down. Whimsical is lying in the grass with a pink helmet on trying to roll your tongue: This past weekend we celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving with a family gathering.  A full-length mirror provided […]

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Photo a Week: From the Back

As the weather turns here, and our aging bodies start to complain, we find ourselves dreaming of warmer climates.  Arizona is the state that calls to me.  I decided to revisit my pictures from last year for this challenge. Horseback riders follow the river’s edge in search of the wild horses. Coon’s Bluff, where these […]

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Photo a Week: Ready…

Set…Go! Ready, set, go: I miss summer already! Thank you to Nancy Merrill for this week’s photo challenge:  Ready, set, action.

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