longing for a mash flirtation becomes romance seduction as art Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau, La Confidence, c. 1880, oil on canvas mounted on aluminum, 68 x 47 1/8 in. Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia. Original gift of Mr. George Seney to the Lucy Cobb Institute, Athens, GA. GMOA 00.67. Courtesy of American Federation of Arts.… Continue reading seduction
life’s only promise we break, yet we rise again metamorphosis Thanks for the inspiration to Linda's SoCS Challenge
As I say below, this piece was written originally on April 9, 2020 for Sue's WritePhoto challenge. Today seemed an apt time to revisit it. Thanks to Fandango's Flashback Friday Challenge a shower of blue upon a blanket of green spring’s carillon song Thanks Sue. Visit her for details on the #writephoto challenge and other great pieces.
Unmet but felt met Leaving this world as she lived Lifting with her words I never met Sue Vincent, but when I learned she was ill, I wept. And when I logged into Word Press today (after several days absence) and learned she was gone, I wept again. Tears are blurring my view even now.… Continue reading For Sue (a Haiku)
future paths unknown obscured by the veil of time still, we dare to live Image credit: Eric Muhr@Unsplash Thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for the beautiful inspiration.
sweet recollections sunlit views from my window la strada awakes Thanks to Andrew and his Monday Washing Lines challenge for giving me a reason to reminisce about traveling and revisit old pictures. This was the actual view from our apartment in Rome on our first trip to Italy. Oh sweet sweet memories!
impatient to shine sunlight assails the night sky a promise fulfilled Thanks to Word Craft Poetry for the inspiration. For our synonym only challenge I’ve used impatient for eager and promise for hope
to defy the dark I stand on the precipice heart beating in time as destiny’s reflection brightens the murky waters Image by Michael Bußmann from Pixabay Thanks for the inspiration to Sue's Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This is a bit of a companion piece to this morning’s piece for Sadje's What Do You See challenge: the night before you left.… Continue reading the day after you left (a tanka)
did we dance that night or only stroll ‘cross the bridge as the stars grew bright our path illuminated but our destiny unknown Image Credit: Lucas Albuquerque Thanks for the inspiration to Sadje's WDYS Challenge and visit the day after you left for this story's follow up!
Suspended beauty Imprisoned by the moment Reaching for the sky Image credit: Richard Kesperowsk@Unsplash Thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for providing such a lovely photo inspiration.