Sparks of Hope

“Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny inner sparks of possibility into flames of possibility.” — Golda Meir red, orange, yellow hot embers erupt as torches dreams burst forth as stars *   *   * Tulip Embers ~ Open tulip petals release bursts of springtime hope • Photo and “Sparks of Hope” haiku poem … More Sparks of Hope


“Earth’s crammed with heaven.” — Elizabeth Barrett Browning river flows with gold nature’s enchantment runs deep concept of beauty *   *   * River of Gold ~ Spring beauty overflows the land • Field of Daffodils photo by Jan Logozzo • “Enchantment” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor • Best Easter and Passover greetings! © 2023

Helping Hand

“I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand.” — Charles de Lint hands that touch others nourishment through caring deeds softness of feathers *   *   * Act of Kindness … More Helping Hand

True Color

“Don’t let your character change color with your environment. Find out who you are and let it stay its true color.” — Rachel Scott colors give meaning more than just a dressing gown uniqueness revealed *   *   * Artist’s Palette ~ Splotch of bright color on white butterfly wings adds touch of distinction in world … More True Color

Fine Line

“There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.” — Maya Angelou stems stand still and tall blossoms fall over to earth blustery airstream *   *   * Straight Line ~ With its wings flashing patches of emerald green and gold, and its male wingspan of 4.9” (female 5.9”), the Cairns … More Fine Line


“Don’t live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.” — Germany Kent stay top of the line interact with mindfulness move ahead with change *   *   * Easy Access ~ Star Cluster plants with their shallow blossoms provide easy access for visiting … More Engaging


“When you see how fragile and delicate life can be, all else fades into the background.” — Jenna Morasca elegance and grace luster fades if unheeded fleeting charisma *   *   * Delicate Beauty ~ Idea leuconoe butterflies, otherwise known as “Paper Kite” or “Rice Paper” butterflies, merge their delicate beauty with fragile floral blossoms at … More Delicate


“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu golden petals glow shimmer as a candle’s flame defeat of darkness *   *   * Nighttime Light ~ Golden Zinnia blossom a beacon in the dark • Photo and “Darkness” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022  

Earned Rest

“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop” – Ovid blankets of still earth quilted with tufts of flowers summer rests in peace *   *   * Season’s End ~ Tired tractor at Burnett’s Country Gardens, Salem, Conn., retired ‘til spring • Photo  by Jan Logozzo • “Earned Rest” haiku poem by Mary … More Earned Rest


“Every moment is beautiful;  delicious even!” — Alicia Keys even when it rains something enchanting appears traces of sunshine *   *   * Last Sips ~ As sunny season fades, Monarch butterfly takes long tasty sips • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Delicious” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022