No Comparison #art #nature #poetry

I tried to draw a rose today but noise and life got in the way my pencil finally took control what it drew I hardly know “it’s good I guess” I tell the pad  I sniff the scent of rubber band I tried to draw a rose today crumpled paper, thrown away * rare beauty […]

Elephant #uganda #atozchallenge

I imagine an elephant’s journey on paper the sun sets on pre-safari day sharing dirt road with a magnificent beast look at his ears for a sign it’s hard not to smile  as John retells the story “Noah calls there’s an elephant chasing me what do I do”?” RUN!!! *  interested in food dry land […]

Elephants #atozchallenge #haiku

some just see ivory great strides to let them be free content to walk in line *** joining the herd sun rises over our resolve protect the young It is sad to think that man is the elephant’s primary predator.  Because of a love for ivory trinkets and slow rates of reproduction, elephants are at […]

Behind a Smile #haiku #drawing

  colors in a line beauty tilts her head toward  light sun guides  my hands The prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is carpe diem. I have never spent much time with  portraiture. The human form takes alot of study but I am getting to the point in life that there is no time like […]

Going Deeper #art #photography

    Look deep art for the eyes pencil interprets The WordPress Daily Post Photography Challenge this week is Depth Photography to enjoy: Empire of Lights This That and the Other Thing (Janet) Castelsarrasin (Sandra) Ese’s Voice Jim Holroyd 365 Lin’s Doodles

Beyond the Gate #haiku #photography

“Of all languages, Japanese is by far the richest in onomatopoeic elements, especially of the simpler variety, in which the sound of the word is directly an imitation of the thing. I had never heard of onomatopoeia until I discovered haiku in the late eighties, but I learned through the years that haiku are made, written, […]

Only the Shadow Knows… #photography #poetry

    The shadow a hidden story to tell hidden in his pocket or beneath a well is he portraying a man with a walking stick or is behind the curtains, you can pick peaking from beneath dancing shoes whose ballerina never knew the secret lies in the trees chill conveyed on winter’s breeze   The WordPress […]

Measure of Success #postaday #poetry

I have known plenty I have known want I learned more from one and little from the other it takes no imagination no strength of character to spend large amounts of money you never have to balance need with want you just buy throwing bored the bag into the corner YES I have known plenty […]

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