In my Head

I had poetry in my head and then it was gone a faded background of orange, yellow, brown A pointed amber of light that would not help Where did the words go? Hiding in a glen of tallness or under cover of green canopy or hanging onto a noun with limbs I’m tired and can’t think My muse is here perky and sun-gold bright many spears standing at attention waiting for me to write something but nothing I did haveRead more

An Able Dialogue

It’s your turn now: for this week’s challenge, bring together two of your photos into dialogue. What do they say to each other? A conversation ensues between bike and board… “I’m here, can you feel me?” Why, yes, I can.   The board engages the trail… “Will you hold us together for this bike?” Why, yes, I will.   The trail talks to the tree… “Are you able to show the way?” No doubt, able I am.Read more

The Color of April

I went for a walk at noon on Monday. The temperature was 55 degrees. Today, on Tuesday, the high is 35 degrees. Typical April, the roller coaster month of weather. The northern part of Wisconsin may get a snowstorm, 6-12″, starting Thursday night. Ouch! The month of April is also shades of brown – grass that hasn’t turned green, dried leaves still clinging to the trees, and brown, muddy fields waiting for the seeds of corn and hay. I loveRead more

Four-Legged Perspective

For those who are looking for an extra bit of challenge, show us two photos, each one showing a different angle or interpretation of the same subject Know what this is? It’s shades of gray, veering toward the dark tones of  an unadorned holiday tree, not far from the edge of the sofa. It was the view of a cat named Gibbs for two months…a view that is not colorfully human. Cat eyes do not see the same as human eyes.Read more