Dark Side

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. light, color and love hiding in darkness of life waiting to be found *   *   * Darkness ~ Love and color hide in black rose • Photo by Jan Logozzo … More Dark Side

Double Duty

“But in the end, it’s only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass.” — J.R.R. Tolkien wings spread across sky those below huddle in fear a passing shadow *   *   * Double Duty ~ When you purchase a copy of the inspirational new book “Passing Shadows” , you will be helping veterans transition … More Double Duty

Renewal

“The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” — Harriet Ann Jacobs discarding darkness trading winter’s gloom for light spring blossoms renew *   *   * Renewal ~ Symbol of new hope and renewal, springtime’s hyacinth serves as a traditional focus of the Persian New Year … More Renewal

Looking Forward

“At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.” — Jesse Jackson darkness edges in gilded shadows tell what’s done sign of more to come *   *   * Day Is Done ~ Golden sunset, Niantic Conn. photo by Jan Logozzo • “Looking Forward” haiku poem … More Looking Forward

In Shadow

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine — and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman “Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.” — Ibn Taymiyyah *   *   * Two pears, one apple.  Three shadows. Photo by Mary O’Connor © … More In Shadow

Contrast

“It is in the contrast of light and dark that design happens.”  —  Helen VanWyk “We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment only from a contrast.” — Sigmund Freud   *   *   * Water lily pond  — Photos by Mary O’Connor  © 2017  

Timeshare

Dark has come and long shadows reach and whisper  as forest faces peer from the darkness of this place where  before I lingered and listened to the lyric of the leaves  but now must yield to waiting creatures of the night. * * * Poem, Timeshare, originally published in Dreams of a Wingless Child, by Mary … More Timeshare