Believe

“Whatever the clouds plan to do, I always trust in the sun which never fails to come out.” — Munia Khan gloomy clouds hover beam of sunlight pierces through spreads the wings of hope *   *   * Transformation ~ Rays of sunshine do away with gloom • Photo by Andrew Finn • “Believe” haiku poem … More Believe

Changing Force

“Yesterday and tomorrow cross and mix on the skyline. The two are lost in purple haze. One forgets, one waits.” — Carl Sandburg sun sets on skyline old baggage is left behind new year’s fresh outlook *   *   * Crossing Paths ~ Sunset on old, sunrise awaits • NYC skyline photo by Janet Spencer King … More Changing Force

Moment in Time

“Time is a daunting thing; it’s inescapable. Some moments pass unobserved and others stay with us, remaining frozen, lasting a lifetime.” — Jacqueline Simon Gunn wrapped in silence motionless fragments of life frozen memories *   *   * Frozen ~ John Henry Twachman’s painting “Connecticut Shore – Winter” and motionless sailboat model set the mood of peaceful … More Moment in Time

Foothold

“Out of the crooked timber of humanity, nothing completely straight was ever made.” — Isaiah Berlin once crooked tree limbs offer foothold to climb sky shiver me timbers! *   *   * Ship’s Rigging ~ Ready to face the wind • Photo and “Foothold” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Connection

“One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.” — Gaston Bachelard bridge above water schooner in bay with cruise ship spanning the ages *   *   * Newport Bridge spans Narraganset Bay, filled with craft from 80’ coasting schooner Aquidneck to 848’ cruise ship Norwegian Sun • Photo … More Connection

High and Dry

“If I’m left high and dry at the end of this wild journey, just taking it is a great feeling.” — Olivia Wilde seeking safe harbor sailing through troubled waters sea of discontent *   *   * Safe Harbor ~ Three-masted barque model sits safe and sound at Little Compton, RI, home dock • Photo and … More High and Dry

Tension

“Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use.” — Joan Z. Borysenko tight ropes and pulleys infrastructure of progress critical tension *   *   * Lines of Progress ~ Waiting to Sail • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Tension” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Distortion

“Looking and seeing are two different things.” — John Paul Caponigro window reflections may be seen as distortions shouldn’t blame the glass *   *   * Crystal Image ~ Viewed through the curvatures of a photographer’s Lensball, peaceful vista of Rocky Neck shoreline takes on new perspective • Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2022

Off Duty

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” — Sam Keen hanging out to dry colors and smells of summer off duty buoys +   *   * Buoys at Rest ~ Lobster Pot Buoys • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Off-duty” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Internal Music

“Nature has its own music, own song, if only we have time to listen and a heart to understand.” — Debasish Mridha listen says the wind music in air all around bassoon tone of frogs *   *   * Nature’s Own Music ~ Marsh bog vibrates with hidden music • Saybrook Point Marsh photo and “Internal … More Internal Music