“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
“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” — James M. Barrie winter’s cold withers wrapped in warm shades of summer memories outlive * * * Roses Recalled ~ Lush Florence Griswold Museum summer garden reduced to memory • Photo and “Memories” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021 Perfect Holiday … More Memories
“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” — Meister Eckhart unadorned beauty graces day of gratitude centerpiece of thanks * * * Thanksgiving Dress ~ Mini Orchid dresses in seasonal shades of pumpkin • Photo and “Thanksgiving” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021 … More Thanksgiving
“I believe in tough love. But for tough love to work, love must come first.” — Jon Gordon arms wrapped tight around infusing strength of toughness entangled in love * * * Wrapped Around ~ Strong root holds up crumbling wall • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Tough Love” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © … More Tough Love
“Buttons, for me, are very sculptural things, and they are so fascinating.” — Jonathan Anderson get act together button-up all the buttons make holes big enough * * * Row upon Row ~ Fungi buttons all lined-up • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “All Buttoned-up” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2016 Enjoy Some Unexpected … More All Buttoned-Up
“Things taste better outdoors. And if it’s a forbidden thing, so much the better.” — Franny Billingsley how lucky am I! can’t pass up backyard bonus full picnic table * * * Backyard Picnic ~ “Hmm! What have we here? … Don’t want to miss even one kernel!” • Squirrel enjoys corn on the … More Partytime!
“Life is a mixture of light and shadow, calm and storm, and it’s all good.” — Susan W. Krebs moments of time pass leaving shadows in their wake cleared away by the sun * * * Into the Light ~ Frontier Ridge in the Mont Blanc massif, French Alps, pokes its head above the clouds … More Into the Light
“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
“Its haikus and accompanying photos and paintings are a mind-clearing breath of fresh air!” — Karen L. Rancourt, Ph.D. captured images uncover moments of calm good feelings of ahh! * * * Passing Shadows ~ Perfect post-pandemic gift book by Mary O’Connor. Filled with three-line haiku poems, illustrated with surprising full-color photos and watercolor … More New Book!