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  • two

    t w o

      to me, they look as if they are tear stained. perhaps because it has officially become too hot for pansies and violas in arkansas and will remain that way until mid september when i hope to fill our flower beds with them for the winter months. nearly everyday this week it has reached temperatures into…

  • i n c o f n i t o

    i n c O G n i T o

      People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. — Iris Murdoch said that

  • thread the eye

    thread the eye

      Our eye must constantly measure, evaluate. We alter our perspective by a slight bending of the knees; we convey the chance meeting of lines by a simple shifting of our heads a thousandth of an inch. We compose almost at the same time we press the shutter, and in placing the camera closer or…

  • t E A R

    the purr of a feline

      How do you write a tear? Can you possibly convey the burning sensation as it wells up at the rim of your eye? Sometimes they dissipate with no flow. Other times one or two spill over the limit and trickle onto your cheek. Late at night when I lie in the darkness hearing the…

  • b L o o M

    b L o o M

      Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes. — Henri Cartier-Bresson said that

  • barriers

      may you grow around the barriers, and find an open door — i said that   May the dreams you are dreaming in a warm soft bed, and may the voices inside you that fill you with dread, make the sounds of thousands of angels instead, tonight where you might be laying your head.…

  • green handled shovel

    green handled shovel

      The green handled shovel fit perfectly in a tall kitchen garbage bag and with a two foot handle it laid on the back floor board of the car without sliding around. Many times as I would drive the winding road down the mountain into town I’d spot wildflowers along the way and find a…

  • fleurs

    old fleurs

      one of many patches of spring flowers that pushed their way through the grass this year. there was nothing to indicate a bed of flowers was located in this area of our yard and i was so pleasantly surprised at my first spring in this home to see such beauty. i can’t recall what…

  • bloom


      Look at us, said the flowers blooming at her feet, all last winter we slept in the seeming death, but at the right time God awakened us, and here we are to comfort you. — Edward Payson Rod said that   (#film)

  • porch swings

    poRcH sWiNGs

      Remember those carefree days when you sat on a porch swing in the evening and listened as the sounds of night began one by one to chime together creating a symphony? Do you recall the breeze touching lightly on your face and the feeling of it brushing away the heat of the sun and…

  • tulips

    the tuLiPS bloOMed

      A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions. So delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect. — Adabella Radici said that