When I grow up… Stormtroopers at parade rest X-wing fighter This week’s wordpress photo prompt is “Treat”. What a treat to see all the awesome costumes at Hazy’s annual event – Air and Scare. The children were an added treat.
Too soon, I must this shadowy trek to earthen ground in windy gust so all alone a vacant step I make my last my six foot home you lay one rose upon this patch a bid “farewell” descent’s atone I had a delightful visit to Edgar Allen Poe’s home. I was hoping some of my shots would be […]
In my art and art history studies, we often compared and contrasted the work of different artists. When you compare an artist against himself, you deal more with his style than differences. If you look at the two pieces there are many similarities: the visual tension, the use of black and white to create […]
Sunny disposition someone wants to cut you Hide your face Places to hide any mask take your choice just for one night The Carpe Diem time glass prompt is Halloween. We are given a window of time to construct a haiku. The sands of time are running…
This week is set aside for the darker edge of life. Why not combine the two disciplines of art and writing to see what gets dug up!!! What is horror for writers and artists? Darkness is in the air, it suspends one against its will, it hides in the shadows, but it doesn’t stay […]
Toady at Carpe Diem – Garry Gay shares his impressions of autumn and Halloween. Here is an example of thinking out side of the box or misdirection. My skeleton going for a walk in the cemetery ©Garry Gay This poem has both a subject of death, yet a dash of humor. A misdirection if […]
“It was long ago when the world was young.The Moon some say was bright and full once or twice a year but then she would be gone for weeks at a time.” My grandmother said with a quiet, serious voice. I closed my eyes. Grandmother told great stories. “There were fewer people, no one to […]
Slain by your sharp edged heart well aimed piercing dart * Dripping off the edge of my page blood flows free at this stage * Alone none to hold back the pain too late to catch bloody rain * Undone mere ashes in your hands fiend, my death so long planned Art and Photograph “Undone” […]
All that remained she lived in another time memories in a box * memories in a box one night set free no holding back ghosts reminders not needed the world could see The prompt at Verse First (hosted by Kim Nelson) is Ghosts, Spirits, Scares. I hope you feel the presence of a ghost in my […]
ominous silence golden wheat field sentries final resting place Silent rose thorny fenced in memories rusting tears The prompt for Carpe Diem is Fence and its the week of Halloween so I am having some fun with cemeteries, death and the like.