Sound Waves

“When I sit here by the sea and listen to the sound of the waves, I feel free from all obligations and people of this world.” — Henry David Thoreau waves, they ebb and flow sending vibrations of sound healing medium *   *   * Sound Waves ~ Performance at Pompano Beach • Video and “Sound … More Sound Waves

Holiday Decorations

“The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!” — Charles N. Barnard strings of colored lights odds and whatever you have best decorations *   *   * Lobster Pot Tree ~ What else would the Borough of Stonington, Conn., do with all its lobster pots than build a Christmas tree on the town dock? Some … More Holiday Decorations

Disorder

“I admire all people who are trying to be a good power in this chaotic world.” — Yoko Ono chaos all around beauty and stillness stand out offset disorder *   *   * Overseer ~ Great Egret brings a semblance of order to disorder at the crab bridge • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Disorder” haiku … More Disorder

Challenges

“Together we can face challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.” — Sonia Gandhi challenges beckon move as with tides of the sea rhythm turns upbeat *   *   * Challenges Met ~ Oliver Cromwell ship model marks building near yard where this original corvette style vessel was built in 1776 … More Challenges

Cleansing

“Ocean waves always soothe my soul and give me hope  that everything is going to be alright.” — Malia rough edges smoothed deep cleansing loofah scrub pure beauty bared *   *   * Treasures of the Sea ~ Stones and Shells smoothed to perfection • Photo and “Cleansing” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Nourishment

“Rivers run through our history and folklore, and link us as a people. They nourish and refresh us and provide a home  for dazzling varieties of fish and wildlife and trees and plants of every sort. — Charles Kuralt caught in its spell feeling its healing power the fire of water *   *   * Down … More Nourishment

Safe Harbor

“Safe Harbor is a state of mind… It’s the place— in reality or metaphor — to which one goes  in times of trouble or worry.” — Luanne Rice leaving safe harbor anchor pulled, mooring lines freed day’s delight ahead *   *   * Leaving Port ~ Fishing boat leaves Saybrook Breakwater Lighthouse behind for day of … More Safe Harbor

Waiting

“How much of human life is lost in waiting.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson waiting out the storm exercising much patience holding out to play *   *   * Just Sitting  ~ Pleasure Waiting photo and “Waiting” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Good Luck

“Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.” — Emily Dickinson sometimes the wise fish ignores the tempting fat worm understands good luck *   *   * No Luck ~ Fish aren’t biting today • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Good Luck” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

At Rest

“I like the muted sounds, the shroud of grey, and the silence that comes with fog.” — Om Malik veiled in soft mist haven of desired wonders seduction at rest *   *   * Stillness ~ In glass reflection • Photo and “At Rest” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021