Fire

Drawn to the smoke,we search for fire Mesmerized by the flame,longing to capture the power even nature recognizes the allure,signals us at the end of day. (Fire is the prompt for Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge.) Advertisements

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Trails and Goals

Seven trails follow the two rivers that cross through our little town. Last Autumn, I touched on a few of them, but know that I’ve only just scratched the surface. This one runs behind our community, just beyond my capacity to wander…now. I have goals for myself. One of them being to strengthen my legs […]

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Something Different

I wile away the long hours –perpetual passenger –lens posed for interesting capture:Why, why, why, asks the overpass,echoing my own impatience. In Louisiana, the highway roars –miles and mile of concrete straddlingwaterways, an amazing sight. My camera and I observe as Springreverses itself, green fading to Winter’sbarren aftermath, the familiar landscapeof Ontario’s farmlands welcoming us […]

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Sunshine

Sunshine, you magician,adding sparkle to my view Painting the cloudless skya dazzling shade of blue Favoured by your golden rays,we all take on a glowing hue. (Submitted for Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: sunshine.)

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If Not For The Stairs

I could live by the ocean,if not for the stairs… or linger amongst ancient ruins,although climbing, I daren’t… and seaside dining is best, I agree,if not for those lofty flights The only up these legs can dois resting on the sofa most nights. (Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is stairs or steps. I added a fun […]

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Ducks in a Row

Lining up our blended ducks on our wedding day. Many years later, ducks old and new, line up with our ‘baatis’ – Somali pyjamas. Featured image is Whistling Ducks. Submitted for Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge: getting your ducks in a row.

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Roads

This life, a road –the way prepared for me,signs to guide my way,and yet, I get lost. Construction, distraction,disobedience – throw me off,I’ve chosen tougher routes,broken down and been sidelined. And yet, the road still beckons,invites progression, thrills.A rolling stone gathers no moss,my father liked to say, and so… I push ahead, keep motoring,trust the […]

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