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Bent - This world through lens of mind Is bent To be a thing my eyes Can see Not quite what is Reality So bend my mind to fit The world Then see only the things That fit Ignore the things that don't One bit<
That River Flows, Fraser River, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada That River Flows - That river flows While I Stand by Upon the banks Watch my life Drift idly by But why? Ask I Just join the flow The river says So I Close eyes Like the water Enter life Become the flow Then I Realize Like the river Being flows I the water Gather all The river knows 'Til I Reside In moment's rhyme The end of time
Bridges, Fraser River, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada Bridges - Across the impassable forbidding I open myself wide To possibility Begin to see the bridges With my heart With my spirit
Valley Flow, Maligne Valley, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Valley ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #174 - Through the valley Between the rocky mounts Where days go by Too fast to count Then what remains But moments lost In timeless frame I let them go And count no more Just live them all...
Etched Granite, Athabasca Glacer, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Fences ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #173 - Beyond the fence Which keeps me out Or holds me in I'm not sure which There is a place I want to be Or fled in fear I'm not sure which Until I breach And clamber through Then come to know Beyond the fence
mount athabasca, jasper national park, alberta, canada Glacial ‘Til - In a land of ever ice The snow survived The summer heat Since long before Both you and I The glaciers die The cold retreats To summer's entreat They're gone before Both you and I
fraser river pilings, steveston, british columbia, canada Vanishing ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #172 - As the sun So the pilings So the day So my life In a whir of calm And failing light The river Never stops
an ode to the seven, icefields parkway, jasper national park, alberta, canada An Ode to The Seven - I see The Seven In the land The textures The gestures The shapes and lines And the colours Oh the colours Ever vibrant Even this brown earth They painted With expansiveness Let the grandiose Dominate the brush Then I So happy For just a hint of them Through the glass Held in my hand
wordy window on the world, mojave desert, route 66, california, united states of america copy Words ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #171 - I am no Poet Least not in The classic Poet's manner I've never studied What the Poets say Nor worried much How they place their words Or why that way I do not know How to write a sonnet I am not sure What makes pentameter Iambic I hope that's OK
obsidian sea, gibsons, strait of georgia, sunshsine coast, british columbia, canada Empty Sails - I sailed across Obsidian sea On breathless eve With pastel sky And the moon By just a half Whispered lightly On the sly Love awaits On farther shore Beneath the peaks Upon the sand It will not linger For a moment more Nor even greet you When you make land If no love Has filled your sails If no love Has filled your sails
pitter patter, britannia beach, howe sound, sea to sky highway, british columbia, canada Pitter Patter - Pitter patter Falls the rain And the leaves Splish splash Boat at anchor On the sea Roly poly Float the logs Storms set free
the susurrus of grey, britannia beach, howe sound, sea to sky highway, british columbia, canada ii The Susurrus of Grey - On a day I wondered If the rain might never end The clouds did not break The sun did not shine So I sat with the rain Found the beauty in the greys With the susurrus of droplets Falling on the gentle sea In the peace I found there The spark of a mirthful hope Perhaps it would be better If the rain did never end
rocky mountain peaks, maligne valley, jasper national park, alberta, canada Implacable - It is the hard Which asks me To be soft The unyielding Asks me To yield So I become the cloud Pass over the peaks Flow through the valley I align with the supple forces Which overcome the implacable
query, alphabet ball sculpture, new west public library, new westminster, british columbia, canada Time and Beauty - Burnished Pitted Patinaed Oh The many beauties Of ageing
winter mesa, mesa verde national park, colorado, united states of america copy Blanket ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #170 - On a crisp chill morn' Paradox so comforting Fresh blanket of snow
Winter Rangeland, Highway 87, Somewhere between WInslow and Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America Move along - It's time to set The wheels in motion Time to move along Not so much To just be rolling Much more to have Intent No need for Destination No need To have a plan Not yet But scan Horizons For potential For places I'd like To get
blue hour, howe sound, from sea to sky highway, british columbia, canada Wheeling Through Space and Time - Planets in the sky Stars along the shore Flickering And I A constellation A God Wheeling through space And time Across the eternal Infinite
broken starburst, bow river, bow river parkway, banff national park, alberta, canada To View or be Present - In the sky A convulsion of light While below The Bow Winds its way Down the valley floor With the forest Standing sentry And I Delight in the roar Of rushing water Coursing over stone For a moment At least As content To view the scene As to be in it
falling, athabasca falls, athabasca river, jasper national park, alberta, canada ii Falling - I tumble Into an unknown Wrapped within A cacophony Of confusion Resist And be dashed against The rocks Let go Allow the chaos To coalesce I rejoin Resolving flow Into the known
apache gap and four peaks, tonto national forest, near mesa, arizona, united states of america To Climb into the Light - Deep in the shadows Through the gap Where the main road flows I catch flashes Of the light above So pull aside And clamber up Into the light Where a breath-taking world Awaits
rainbow spray, athabasca falls, athabasca river, jasper national park, alberta, canada Spray Borne - Spray borne of the pummeling Where river falls upon the stone Captures sun and holds it there Delight in all the colours eyes can see Arrayed in spectral artistry
narrow channel, athabasca falls, athabasca river, jasper national park, alberta, canada Rapid ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #169 - A chasm in my spirit formed Through which my rage and pain now roils Channeled through such rugged gorge It churns and gouges rocky walls With ill effect upon my soul I hold on tight This tiny raft Upon the raucous Seething froth Ride the fury Through the pass All the while Seek inward calm
vital tumult, athabasca falls, athabasca river, jasper national park, alberta, canada Vital Tumult - Have you ever noticed How exciting the tumult is The uproar and confusion How vital and present it feels We battle through it We quell the uproar We resolve the confusion We overcome And it feels good Even in the midst Of the worst of times These are the best of times So I wonder how it is We fail to acknowledge Just how much We love a good war We are a species Of adrenaline junkies Bent on our own destruction Because it makes us feel alive
valley floor sunset, tonto national forest, looking toward mesa, arizona, united states of america Words Escape Me - Words Sometimes Escape me Overwhelmed As they are By the inexplicable So I settle in Allow the divine To speak for itself
Creation - No matter how many times I look at a moment Or a thing I find something new No matter how many times I look into myself Listen to my spirit I find someone new These are all Acts of creation Rather than Discovery
Brown's Peak Sunset, onto National Forest, From Apache Gap, Near Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America Be Still - I find myself in moments When even my hyper-active mind Knows to be still And listen Let nature speak
From Grim to Glimmer - Finally! The grey grim relents On the first day Of a new year The last act Of a once reticent sun This vibrant glimmer This display of possibility
A New Light, Kunjapuri Devi Temple, Himalaya Foothills, Near Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India Dawn comes - The dawn came And though the clouds were thick And there was not much light And little hint of the sun The long night had broken People woke from deep slumber Able to find their way Even before the morning fog cleared The darkness Became day The grimness Became hope
Smoked In Sunset, Transcanada Highway, Approaching Golden, British Columbia, Canada Reset: Next! - The year Grew darker Every day Grim hope Bleak finale Reset: next!
Athabasca Bridge, Athabasca River, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Bridges ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #168 - We build a bridge To cross the gap Or tear it down No going back Below the deck A roiling rift Divides our world Apart, we drift But let us take A moment, slow To contemplate Terrain below I'm sure we'll find On valley floor Our common ground Then peace restored
Chasm, Athabasca River, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Chasm - Roar of the river My own deafening fury Churning water cuts a chasm Seething anger rends my spirit Standing on the ledge Letting rage flow away Wounds upon my soul Close and begin to heal
Into the Chasm, Athabasca Falls, Athabasca River, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Power - I stand beside the chasm's tumult Powerless to end the flood Or even mitigate the flow Spectator at the edge Close enough to feel the spray Of power's fearsome rush
Blackened Earth, Highway G215, Nearing Liuyuanzhen, Gansu Province, China Rolling through the Ebony - Rolling through A land of crushed ebony Tarry asphalt dividing The slender white lane markers And scrubby tufts of amber I scramble up an ebony mound To find a landscape of ebony mounds Growing to distant mountains All of the same ebony skin "At least," I think, out loud Into the air so dry It swallows up the words Right off my tongue "the falling sun seems less Like a fire On a cast-iron skillet."
Glory Morning Light, Low's Peak, Mount Kinabalu, Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia Glory - Glory morning light Painted on expansive sky Darkness climb refrain
Joy and Giving, Fraser River Valley, Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada For All I Have and All that’s Yet to Come - On this day Of joy and giving Of gifts received Of blessings offered I am most grateful For all I have For all that's yet to come For all the possibility Which I can not yet see Most of all For the love I give And am given freely The love pervading all On this and every day The grace we share through love
Howe Sound Sunset, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada Grateful - Some moments seem forged As a reminder to be Grateful for it all
Stillness, Howe Sound, Porteau Cove Provincial Park, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada Stillness ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #167 - On some unseen horizon Beyond my peace of mind Where shadows play In savage grey And hope has not yet Even hope No flutter on the water No ripple in the wind No fish or whale To breech the sea No gull on wing To cry the air alive No colour falls to eye In this world Of nothingness In stillness Drifted I
This Cacophony of Being, Britannia Mine, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, Canada On the Cacophony of Being - This spirit of life This beauty This pain This anguish This love This cacophony of being That is I That is experience That is action Tension of light and dark Tension of right and wrong Never grey Never muted That mud of fear That mud of anger Gripping at my heart Gripping at my mind But I will not Go under But I will not Lie down Or die In the silence Of living Without venture
Hoodoos, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States of America Plateau - I dig down Unpack another layer I dig down Unpack another layer Another Another Another How many layers deep? I see only the next Unpack another See another Unpack Another Until I don't want To see anymore Unpack anymore Dig anymore
Another Roadside Attraction, Route 66, Mojave Desert, California, United States of America Inexorable Intent - Necessity creates Necessity destroys Intentional purpose Inexorable decay Dynamic tension Eternally entwined
Valley Glow, Squamish River Valley, Tantalus Lookout, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada Valley Glow - In light too slight For human eye I setup lens With hope intent Rack focus to eternity Allow the night To enter frame Count out seconds Three by ten Capturing These timely glows One from headlight's driven thrust Unfurls along the river's edge Another rises up To meet the clouds Escape from streets Illuminate
Vibrant Greys, Britannia Beach, Howe Sound, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada Texture ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #166 - All the many greys Timbres in a spectrum visual Monochromatic textures In untouchable dimensions Which I nonetheless Touch
Reign of Tears, Castle White Spire, The Magicians, Season II, Vancouver, Canada Reign of Tears - Tears reign Glittering From the cheeks Of multitudes Driven to despair By the shepherds Of fear Reeking of the violence Wrought by anger And the platitudes of righteousness
The Sky, The Sea, The Land, North of Santa Cruz, Pacific Coast Highway, California, United States of America The sky; the sea; the land - The sky like a distant hope The sea is my rolling pain The land oh, it anchors soul And I hold the sky Let the pain roll away Heel to land find my soul
Peeling IV, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, Canada Peeling - I study the frame Seek the beauty In the broken The decrepit And ugly I find it Almost always A lesson as valuable For the photographer As for the pilgrim
Shimmer Wings, Fireboat, English Bay, British Columbia, Canada Butterfly - Shimmer wings filter Sunset glitter dying day Butterfly takes flight
The Wind, Point Reyes National Seashore, California, United States of America Steady in the Wind - I recall the wind Insistent Pummeling Leaning into it Just to stand upright I recall the sun Hard And hot Burning through The cold air coursing I recall the sea Singing Its white noise crescendo The roar Of a planet alive I recall this moment Blissfully Unattached Firmly rooted to ground In the grip of experience
Himalayan Foothills Sunrise VIII, Kunjapuri Devi Temple, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India Steps ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #165 - Sometimes the light Seems very far And the way So dark and perilous And the path Occluded mystery I remind myself Just take a step I remember Where every journey begins I find my courage In the many paths already taken I’ve held the light before I’ve made my way before I’ve found the path before I will hold the light again
Sunset, The Strait of Georgia, BC Ferries, Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay, British Columbia, Canada An Unmoving Frame - I began to notice With fascination Placing a moving object Near the center of the frame Tended to convince my mind’s eye The object was no longer moving
Celestial Lullabye, Gibsons, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia, Canada Earth-song - Clouds pull blankets high The sun playing peak-a-bye Earth-song's lullaby
Crescent Sliver, Bowen Island, Howe Sound, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada Sliver of Light - A sliver of a whole Adrift in a vast duskiness Far removed From this gentle Earth Yes I know something about you Moon But soon enough The stars, and the Milky Way So I want to thank you now Moon For the reminder to come That I need not linger In the dusk
Perfect Valley, Yosemite National Park, California, United States of America Perfect - This perfect valley In the perfect light With the perfect clouds Make a perfect moment This perfect is mine Not the valley's Not the light's Not the clouds' I remind myself True happiness Is found in finding The perfect in everything
Golden Heights, Bolinas, From Panoramic Highway, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, California, United States of America Heights ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #164 - From the Golden State's Golden heights I kick back Refreshed by the cool breeze Chilling the fire Of the hot sun Atop the curvilinear delights Of hillocks dappled With grasses and pines Where even infinity seems so close I could touch it Right there As the curve of the Earth Rounds the line Where ocean meets the sky
Fallen Colours, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Fallen - Fallen colour fades Silent soldiers lying still After the battle
Obscured Emergence, Yosemite National Park, California, United States of America Frame of Mind - Obscure :: Emerge Mystery :: Fascinate Cloak :: Protect Soften :: Soothe Dreary :: Rainfall Soak :: Nourish Storm :: Excite Dour :: Beauty
Draft Lager, Dubh Linn Gate Pub, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada Liquid Meditation - Sometimes The clink of glass Works as well As a meditation bell The first Long Draft Is a Deep Breath In Attachments melt away The mind quiets Its obsessive Narcissism For a moment Nothing else matters But this Single Moment
All the Sky was Smoke, Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada All the Sky was Smoke - The creatures toiled Upon the land They built machines To ease the work Created engines To drive the cogs And fueled it all With all that burned For every thing The creatures made Five other things Were thrown away For every turn Of every cog The fuel they burned Created smog 'Til over time Before too long In fact, before The fuel was gone Their world could not Sustain their waste The climate changed With break neck pace
Beleaguered Pier, Britannia Beach, Howe Sound, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada Curtain Call - Beleaguered pier Time chastened Weather beaten A formation Of pilings Long past utility Though still They throw A striking pose Just before The curtain Falls
Andaman Sea Sunset, Near Krabi, Thailand From Deep Within - If the sky can seem to be So many layers deep Illuminated so vibrantly From deep within Perhaps, so can I
Handmade Boats, Ganges River, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Handmade ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #163 - I let the rough asymmetry Of a handmade world Wash over my being Imprecise Imperfect Reminded I am an organic being Cradled in a manufactured world And my notions of beauty Have been filtered By the means of manufacture
Dressed Playfully for the Rain, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Playful - She came dressed Playfully For the rain But the rain Didn't come Just as well She thought And let the surf Wash high up Her pretty Yellow Boots
Islands in the Mist, Howe Sound, Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia, Canada The Beauty of Mystery - A photograph of mountains peeking through the mist along Howe Sound in British Columbia, Canada, with a micro-poem about the beauty of mystery and keeping faith in the obscured.
Badlands Rivulets, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Soul Mates - So many roads Lead me to you So many more Led us astray For every branch A thousand leaves For every fork A thousand more Just keep the faith And carry on I'll find the way Back to your heart
A Beautiful Rut, Red Deer River, Near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada A Beautiful Rut - This life This repetitious life It cuts a swath Erodes away Possibilities Call it a canyon Or call it a rut A pretty enough rut, you say Perhaps... but still a rut So I scamper out Leaving a trail Of dusty memory
wizened and weathered, badlands, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Wizened & Weathered - Wizened and wisened I find myself At the end of my path There to discover Though I've forged my own trail Made my own way through the wilderness We all come together In the end At the infinite infinitesimal of oneness Whether by design Or default
Cacophony in Harmony,Lichen, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Cacophony in Harmony - In such cacophony I find the harmony Then wonder why why why? Can't we find a way To share our world today
Horseshoe Bend, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona, United States of America Bend ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #162 - The bends oft Obscure the end Yet go I must And like the river Wend Until the end Is sure
This Wee Continent of Life, Lichen, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Beauty Unremarked - This wee continent of life Entwined in a small living sea All of it ancient beyond my ken I could not count out the years In all my time But the years of consciousness I could count In just an afternoon And my own years Rattled off in seconds In the vast pre-history Of consciousness This beauty unremarked
Born of Tempest, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Born of the Tempest - Some things Are not meant to be seen Under a blue sky In the full glare of the sun Some things Were born of the tempest And their beauty lies In the storm
Solemn Wonder, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Solemn Wonders - I share the long, shallow beach With a few dozen souls All of a demeanor In their slow meander Up and down the shoreline Hands pocketed Shoulders hunched Voices hushed It's a beautiful sight These denizens of stormy weather There's a strength In their solemn wonder Here where nature runs her course Indifferent to the human presence While the humans revel quietly In hers
Fallen Maple Leaf, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Remembrance ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #161 - For all of you Who've gone to ground Fallen in a season For which life Had not yet come around Bleakest autumn Fell upon your spring I remember And I write Words seeking time In some future dream When the Flanders torch Shall not be passed We will no longer ask The young to die For causes wrought Upon the lie Of righteousness A time when poppies bloom In their rightful spring Not this remorseful Autumn rite No longer red No blood be spilled But lovely white Our peace fulfilled
The Retreat, Harmony in Form and Word, Gallery Bistro, Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada A Part of Myself - I put a part of myself A deepest part Up on a wall For any and all to see Ambivalence Uncertainty Too much? Too dark? Too bleak? For a bistro? Until a voice says "That is me, up there On your wall."
Badlands Lichen, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Bad Lands Lichen - Likin' the badlands Most of all For the lichen
An Ancient Beach, Badlands, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada An Ancient Beach - I think of a beach Half a billion years ago Petrified in a moment of flux And the creatures Which skittered there Having barely left the sea I think of a wave And the littlest living things Awash in the foaming ocean Not so unlike The littlest living things Swishing over my feet in the surf
Crescendo of Love - The day wanes Punctuated by A crescendo of colour To which I am immune Eyes closed In your arms A burst of colour Beyond any sunset
Bentonite, Badlands, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Texture - Texture Articulate Constructed Of hardship Perseverance Resilience Like the character Of recovery True beauty
Island of the Tides, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Island of the Tides - The tide High And I Am an Island Isolated And alone But tides turn And so do I So soon The sea Reveals The sand And I Am one With the World Again
Contemplation, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Contemplation ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #160 - I often stop And wonder At what others stop And wonder And I wonder Need I say more? Or is there more To say? I could ask What might she say? Caught in the moment Mind gone astray That moment is hers Not mine to know Nor is it yours Not part of the show
Kingpin, Daredevil, Marvel Comics, Netflix I - Sometimes This body Like a prison And I Caught inside Ponder on the things This body has done Without my approval Without my conscience Sometimes This body Like a trophy And I Caught inside Ponder on the things This body has done Beyond my ability Beyond my creation And I Wonder I At who am I Whether this body is I Or some other I
Writers in the Darkness, Over Lynne Manor, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Writers - We grope around in the darkness Seeking the light which illumines The stories waiting for us to tell
Goosenecks, Harmony in World and Form, Gallery Bistro, Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada Photography - As a photographer I have never been satisfied with Two dimensions A single moment in time Or even reality I prefer To create Rather than Record Light is my palette A digital file my canvas A computer my brush
Wheat, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Bread - The city boy Looks at the bread on his table And remembers the prairie
Vanishing Point, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Vanishing Point - Once, there were days Many days When I had nowhere to go And all day to get there Now I seem to be Everywhere at once But nowhere at all All the time
Five Silos, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Five Silos - Oh, this sun-burnished anvil of earth Beneath a steely sky Five silos, massive Diminished in a forever landscape Over which the trundlings of men And their machinery Leave ephemeral marks Lingering only so long As the labour which creates them
Rugged, Near Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Rugged ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #159 - Sometimes I am unsure Whether the sea eats into the land Or the land eats into the sea No matter The beauty Remains the same In the yin and yang Of it all It is all the same
Eddies, Food Islets, Near Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Eddies - High enough And wide enough To witness The arc of the Earth Near enough And still enough To experience The arc of the ocean An eddy of time Reflected In the eddies Of the sea
The Night Comes, Amphitrite Point Light House, Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada The Night Comes - As the sky signals The coming of night With glorious colours of caution The night's beacon Hunkers down It's daylight glimmer Set to become A sentry in the darkness
Sunny Delight, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Sunny Delight - On a grey gloomy day Spattering rain and mist The sun rose On the westerly horizon In the form Of a bright yellow slicker With matching wellies Animated By a girlish delight In the roiling sea
Giants, Badlands, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Giant ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #158 - There I stood, at the feet of giants, myself measuring no taller than the smallest of their toes, and standing as high in my own shoes as possible. One giant leaned down, only slightly, though the Earth trembled beneath his shifting weight. He peered at me, squinting, as I would to better observe an insect trundling across my boot. A snort. Dismissive. The earth heaved again as he rose. The atmosphere rumbled with his voice.
Bentonite, Badlands, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Hide - This flowing earth Which rain does melt And sun does bake To make a hide A flesh so tough Naught but steel Can break its skin And like the earth I'm toughening Impervious To love's torment I keep it out Pretense: content But even steel Can't cleave my soul And never could Through toughest hide I feel my heart
Fetch! Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Fetch! - Simple pleasure Elemental Satisfaction For the dog For the man For the unseen eye Guiding the lens To capture The perfect Moment
Surf's Up, Chesterman Beach, Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Surf’s Up! - In all the world Few things seem heartier Or more profoundly confounding To the meek Than a thrill-seeker Seeking thrills
Seashore Solitude, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada The Assurances of the Shoreline - I let the tide Carry my worries away As the sea whispers Sweet lullabies In timeless rhythm
Inner Child, Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Inner Child - Dour and grey Is a frame of mind Which cannot survive An inner child
Narrow Channel, Food Islets, Near Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Narrow Channel - A narrow pass To my release Beyond horizons Uncharted Possibility Gleams
Pastels, Food Islets, Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Pastel ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #157 - The end of a soft day In this pastel calm My breath but a ripple In the gentle breeze Quiescent mind Blood rhythms Salt air rendered Tide pungent Ocean whispers Sibilant On the shoreline Shhhh Shhhhhh Shhh Shhhhhhhhh
Love ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #156 - In the last lingering moment of daylight Beneath an everlasting beacon I know my love for you Bright as the nearest star Steady as the lighthouse beam Vast as the ocean Persistent as the waves Breaking on the enduring rock Sometimes a caress A lullaby rhythm Sometimes a storm A tempest of ecstacy
Two Uyghur Girls, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China Girls ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #155 - Rage rises With every Repetition "Boys will be boys" They say All around The world Meaning Simply Girls are made To be had
Badlands Erosion, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Limbs ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #154 - Limbs Intertwined Breath On my wrist Breast In my hand Eyes In a dream Asleep In my arms Your back On my chest The trust This implies The love In my heart This presence In my bed This moment In my life So perfect All I need Whisper words In your ear To your lips Comes a smile
Wheat, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada Emptiness ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #153 - >On the prairie Where the land is wide And the sky is high and pretty Gravel and dust and grain Roads that go on forever In the mountains I feel diminutive Until I climb And conquer one Stand on top of the world What is there to conquer here But a thousand miles Of horizon