Fingerprints

“Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives we touch.” — Judy Blume pond lilies unfold jewels float under sun’s light Monet’s legacy *   *   * Live Painting ~ Water Lilies combine nature and art at NY Botanical Garden • Photo and “Legacy” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Translation

“The world cannot be translated; it can only be dreamed of and touched.” — Dejan Stojanovic “Without translation, I would be limited to the borders of my own country. The translator is my most important ally. He introduces me to the world.” — Italo Calvino No translation necessary here… The Best! *   *   * … More Translation

“Without touch we are but hunks of wood.” — Jim Morrison

“Just as our ancient ancestors drew animals on cave walls and carved animals from wood and bone, we decorate our homes with animal prints and motifs, give our children stuffed animals to clutch, cartoon animals to watch, animal stories to read.” — Diane Ackerman The seahorse, as carved here by Bill Kelsey of Branford, CT, has … More “Without touch we are but hunks of wood.” — Jim Morrison