Tag Archives: Poetry

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 115 ~ Inspiration ~

  Inspiration from within ~ a fire that animates spirit to express sensations  thoughts emotions.  Informed by life  music, poetry, stories paintings, drawings, photography, dance motion color  light trees, flowers, birds snails, butterflies, bears running rivers, tranquil lakes  surging oceans … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 110 ~ Creativity in the time of Covid ~ Water Colors ~

lake water always moving transparent liquid wind riffles sunshine clouds water colors ~~~~~ Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾 ~~~~~ All photos taken with my iPhone 7, while in my sister and brother-in-law’s boat fishing at Odell Lake, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #106: Autumn ~

  Summer blossoms fade, as fruit and seed ripen into autumn’s brilliance, while fields and gardens bulge with nature’s bounty. As our sun sets ever-farther southwest, days shift cooler – nights longer.   Rich cinnamon scents from fallen fruit and withering berries swirl with woodsmoke … Continue reading

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~ American Apartheid ~ A Poem ~

American Apartheid–Lindy Le Coq – June 3, 2020   Four hundred years of suppression, black men and women raped and murdered for being.   Jim Crow still alive in red-lined housing, unfunded schools, three strikes – you’re out, stop & … Continue reading

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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~Bellyache ~  

     From fathomless depths,               after months in her belly,          heaps of human generated trash                             … Continue reading

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~ Trust and a Feather ~

  Trust a precious commodity invaluable like time and water.

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #72: Waiting ~

“…I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder…” “…and I am waiting for the American Eagle to really spread its wings and straighten up and fly right…” “…and I am waiting for forests and animals to reclaim the earth as theirs…” “…and I am waiting for … Continue reading

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~ Under A Periwinkle Sky ~

Once again I am in a place where, even with my personal hot-spot cell connection, I’m unable to load photos onto my blog, or look at the ones my WordPress friends are offering for view! Grump!!  Not sure if there’s … Continue reading

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~ Winter Solstice Haiku ~

  sun slides low in sky stands still – winks – turns about-face as earth and moon whirl In response to Frank J Tassone Haikai challenge #12 — winter solstice. 

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~ Rise ~ WPC: Ascend ~

“Just like moon and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise.” Maya Angelou     Ascend

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