World Outlook

“Being on top of the world doesn’t mean anything unless you know what it’s like to be at the bottom.” — Rachel Smith perched high on top troubled world outlook gained best keep feet on ground *   *   * High-level Outlook ~ Sitting on top of the world • Photo and Haiku poem by Mary … More World Outlook

Closed Mind

“Small thoughts fit easily into a closed mind, but big thoughts require an open one.” — Roy H. Williams face locked up tight expression of closed mind must open to grow *   *   * Closed Mind ~ Sunflower Face photo and haiku* poem by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese poem of seventeen … More Closed Mind

The Rose

Perhaps life is NOT full of sweet spots. Perhaps I misrepresented the truth when I named my book—Life Is Full of Sweet Spots. I thought this as my soul chattered and wept in the wake of yesterday’s anything but sweet attack at the Boston Marathon, barely four months following the shootings at Sandy Hook. How could … More The Rose