Nap Time

“A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting.” —Terri Guillemets oomph winding down replenish life force with nap pillow looking good *   *   * Nap Time ~ Barred Owl sleeps away the daytime hours. • Photo (at Flamingo Gardens Wildlife Sanctuary, Davie, Florida) and “Nap Time” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © … More Nap Time

On-Stage

“We do not see people as they are, but as they appear to us. And these appearances are usually misleading.” — Robert Greene facial appearance camouflaged intents and goals masked play actor *   *   * Confounding Impression ~ Covered in scales and spines, iguanas are known as both pets and pests • Photo by Jan … More On-Stage

Hiding Spots

“There are many places where we choose to hide. And in the hiding, we soon realize that hiding never eliminates what we are hiding from.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough with wide open eyes hidden objects come to light concealed exposed *   *   * Surveyor ~ Little escapes Osprey’s searching gaze • Photo by Jan Logozzo • … More Hiding Spots

Tribute

“A world of grief and pain flowers bloom — even then.” — Kobayashi Issa palette of colors softness thrives in callous world artistic tribute *   *   * Orchid Palette ~ Florida orchids in multiple hues salute the people of Ukraine • Photos by Jan Logozzo • “Tribute” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Pages … More Tribute

Big Nose

“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” ― George Orwell jumbo-sized nose banner of expansive soul de Bergerac clone *   *   * Beak of a Nose – Pelican’s nasal openings are sealed off and hidden beneath its horny beak. • Brown Pelican photo and “Big Nose” haiku poem by … More Big Nose

Heads Up!

“I have what I like to call a ‘chinneck.’ My chin just flows rather easily into my neck.” — Matthew Perry always hold head up shoulders back chin on display face the world with pride *   *   * Head Held High ~ The dewlap, or loose skin hanging down from the male iguana’s chin, does … More Heads Up!

Prayers for Ukraine

“All churches are an echo of this — the Cathedral of Nature.” — Seth Adam Smith serene gracefulness quiet for suffering souls low-hanging peace *   *   * Nature’s Cathedral ~ Cluster of tiny  heavenly trumpets sound hymnal peace • Dendrobium orchids at Flamingo Gardens, Davie, Florida, photo  by Jan Logozzo • “Prayers for Ukraine” haiku … More Prayers for Ukraine

Attractive

“A colorful body with fabrics, tattoos and jewelry is attractive, but a colorful heart with love, truth and faith is beautiful.” — Anthony Liccione thirty eight crayons color the world with bluster black and white will do *   *   * King of the Barnyard ~ Rooster struts his colors • Photo by Jan Logozzo • … More Attractive

Observation

“Sometimes I sit and think and other times I just sit.” —Leroy Satchel Paige paying attention staying still to hear and see mysteries unfold *   *   * Still as a Statue ~ Great Blue Heron, just sitting • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Observation” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 See What Is Just … More Observation

Bad Practice

“People who stare deserve the looks they get.” — Malcolm Forbes staring at others invasion of privacy expect return glare *   *   * Studied Look ~ Brazilian Squirrel Monkey stares down at visitors to Bonnet House in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Bad Practice” Haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 … More Bad Practice