Tapestry

“Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.” — Ashton Kutcher one stem at a time tapestry of life is built mapped for blossoms *   *   * Lining of Twigs ~ Tiny House Sparrow builds new home • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Tapestry’ haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Puffed Up

“If you can learn to use your mind as well as your powder puff, you will become more truly beautiful.” — Sophia Loren puffed up with pride feeding on vibes of vanity misses true beauty *   *   * All puffed up ~ Tiny house sparrow fills doorway to nest • Photo by Jan Logozzo • … More Puffed Up

Hope

“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” — Christopher Reeve two finch, feathers of rose, build nest of softness and love birth of hope and song *   *   * Two Finch ~ Haiku poem and photo by Mary O’Connor © 2020

Hope

“True hope is swift, and flies with swallow’s wings.” — William Shakespeare “Yesterday, a small white keel feather escaped from my goose and lodged in the bank boughs near the kitchen porch, where I spied it as I came home in the cold twilight. The minute I saw the feather, I was projected into May, … More Hope

Out of the nest

“Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.” — Dalai Lama *   *   * “Bless this Nest” watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2016 (currently hanging in the Essex (CT) Art Association Summer Exhibition, “Where I Live.”)

Finches’ Nest

Two finches build a nest of grasses, interwoven with the tiniest of white spring blossoms— soft grasses cradle delicate eggs, blossoms speak to the fragility of hope. *   *   * Finches’ Nest – photo and poem by Mary O’Connor © 2013