Weathervane

“If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” — Yogi Berra heading into wind gentle breeze not gale force just lull before storm *   *   * Way the Wind Blows ~ Pelican on fishing pier heads into the wind • Photo and “Weathervane” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © … More Weathervane

Well Balanced

“In all aspects of our lives balance is key. Doing one thing too much can cause upset, like the old saying goes, everything in moderation is the secret!” — Catherine Pulsifer  too much work or toil scale tips to stress overload hold steady for peace *   *   * Balanced Landing ~ Wood Stork lands on … More Well Balanced

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

Starry Night

“And a softness came from the starlight and filled me full to the bone.” — William Butler Yeats stellar lights above the sky in brilliant pieces divine therapy *   *   * Starry Lights ~ Thousands of tiny points of light turn Westerly, R.I.’s Wilcox Park into a magical holiday extravaganza. RI and CT artists created … More Starry Night

Starry Night

“Not just beautiful, though— the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.” – Haruki Murakami points of light above reflections of reverence a hallowed stillness *   *   * Stars Everywhere ~ The magical illumination of stars, hung in celebration of the holiday season, may be found throughout … More Starry Night

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

Optimism

“The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.” — Jim Rohn move forward to light footsteps trample dark shadows future brightens *   *   * Shadowed Path ~ Down Edge Lea Road • Photo by Janet Spencer King • “Clarity” haiku … More Optimism

Windblown

“I saw a tree dancing in the wind, and it said to me, ‘I’m not doing this to entertain you, but to remind you of what life is — a dance in the wind!” ~ Michael Bassey Johnson cold winds are blowing trees bending over lost leaves winter’s welcome dance *   *   * Sculptural Weavings … More Windblown

Surround Sound

“The crickets usher in a softness that smooths the harsh edges of a day now passing.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough sitting on the steps listening to the crickets closing out the day *   *   * Edge of Day ~ Sunset at Oyster River • “Surround Sound” haiku poem and photo by Mary O’Connor © 2022