Pondering Abstractions

The certainty of yesterdayhas slipped our grasplight deflecting truthtossing us into the abstract I ponder processand outcomes,will my mind to carry megliding between thermalsdissolving into vapours Some realities too hard to bear –dislodged, we tread the indeterminate. (I submit these images and poem to the challenges of Lens-Artists and Ragtag Community. While we try to […]

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Sushi

Four days of fog, followed by a day of thunder storms, and I am stir crazy. “Let’s go for a drive. I need to get out.” I grab my camera and open the door, immediately accosted by a wet wind. It has turned cold. There won’t be any picture taking today. We go for lunch, […]

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RDP: Duck

Mother Mallard and her baby ducks foraged along the shoreline of Sparrow Lake at day’s end.  As she waddled past the dock, her little ducklings fell in line, like wind-up toys trying to catch up.  All except one little fellow, who lost in his own world got left behind. “Peep! Peep!” He let out a […]

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Kitchy

“Duck under the table and see what you can find,” was Father’s pat answer to the question of what was for dessert. He was like that: quick-witted and full of comebacks.  My husband is the same, and I compound the problem by walking into it every time: “What have you got on tomorrow?” I’ll ask, […]

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July Blues

Summer bursts with activities and plans, and I am already wondering at the folly of trying to move in the midst of it all.  I put out a group text yesterday to solicit help from our kids, and the response was as expected: We are away that weekend. Can we help with the pre-move prep? […]

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Responses

  Indifference How is it that you overlook my presence, as if I am no more than a blade of grass, a ripple on the water, our passing insignificant?             Allegiance You are flesh torn from my flesh blood coagulated, still flowing – hearts tied in forever.       […]

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RDP #7 -Colouring You Purple

I am colouring you purple, for the sacredness of your being, for the majesty of your soul. I am colouring you purple, for the joy that you spread – for the laughter that we share. I am colouring you purple for that is the hue that best expresses the infinite capacity of my love for […]

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