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

Safe Passages

“I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light.” — Martha Beck way of light and gold flourishes as safe passage sidesteps viral stress *   *   * Safe Passages ~ Haiku* poem by Mary O’Connor; daffodils photo at Harkness Memorial Park, Waterford, … More Safe Passages

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

Sun worshipper

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”  — P.P.J. Abdul Kalam “They told me I could be anything, so I decided to be tanned.” — Anonymous *   *   * Sun Lover — Iguana stretches out in the Florida sunshine; photo by Jan Logozzo © 2019

Scottish charm

“The Scottish Highlands are incredible. There seems to be magic and poetry everywhere.” — Caitriona Balfe   Today we set off by train to Ballachulish, mesmerized along the way by shadows and light playing on mountains that loomed against the sky, and by lakes and lochs that brought relief to the land’s might, before succumbing … More Scottish charm

Shadow

“Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.” — Junichiro Tanizaki *   *   * Patterns of Outreach — Photo 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

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows follow behind you.” — Maori Proverb

“I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that more trumpets life than the sunflower.  For me, that’s because of the reason behind its name.  Not because it looks like the sun, but because it follows the sun. During the course of the day, the head tracks the journey of the sun across the sky. A … More “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows follow behind you.” — Maori Proverb

Find beauty not only in the thing itself…

but in the the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.  – Junichiro Tanizaki Watch the colors shift and change with your own miniature, but emblematically powerful, sweet spot. Each hand cut, fashioned, and fired necklace pendant was created through a process that combines the ancient technology of glass fusion … More Find beauty not only in the thing itself…