Unbridgeable?

We mark the Equinoxwith prayers for a planetwaning in the marinadeof political corruption –too gilded to confessthe shameful disarray. (For Reena’s Exploration challenge: unbridgeable. Image from personal collection.) Advertisements

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Welcoming Party

Potted pleasures hailAutumn’s arrival – graciouswelcoming party. (for Cee’s Flower of the Day. Photo from personal collection.)

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Small Town Bliss

No big box here,just shops lined upin historic rows our fragranceeau-de-ferme,earthen fresh Our spires remindersthat values are simple,and life blessed. (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Countryside/ and or Small Towns)

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Rose of Sharon

Foreground,background,we are all the same –brilliance and beauty –and intricate part oflife’s ebb and flow. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

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Oh, To Dream

Imagination floats, full sailinto a dreamy mist, reality out of focusdelightful course Beauty wraps my heartin dream-filled ecstasypaints my hope with shades of love As night falls, the sunserenades my soula symphony of huescoaxing dream-like slumber. (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: dreamy.)

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Sacred Witness

Illness affords me time,and time begs observation. Used to think that if I prayed enough,was enlightened enough, I could call uponthe presence of a divine spirit to intervene,change the course of suffering. Now, I know that we are not called uponto alter God’s plans, control not withinour mortal hands, but we are commanded to observe, […]

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Shades of Pink

Protested pink, as a child,associated, as it was, with all things weak –or so I perceived. A new generation redefinesthe contours of pink –adds edges and functiona statement of empowerment Now, I adopt the shade,insert pink in place of blue,transform expression –celebrate pink’s invention. (Inspired by Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week challenge: shades of […]

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