Snapshot

SNAPSHOT

it is the smallest
most vibrant moments that leave
lasting impressions

 

Mind Of Winter

MIND OF WINTER

a mind of winter
frozen thoughts in silence lie
the sound of stillness

 

Two Roses

TWO ROSES

two roses in bloom
year’s end on the calendar
new beginnings loom

 

Simple And Pure

SIMPLE AND PURE

designing basics
circle, square, the triangle’s lure
shapes simple and pure

 

Visually Impaired

VISUALLY IMPAIRED

shapes twist in my gaze
bending lines in a strange maze
looking up sideways

 

Loblolly Pine

LOBLOLLY PINE

stark contrasts combine
lone pine in dune’s sunlit sands
shadows weave the lines

 

Topless In Town

TOPLESS IN TOWN

roofless hut finds grace
apalachicola town
palm trees and sunshine

 

Rusty Rocket

RUSTY ROCKET

his name was rusty
orphaned by a hurricane
sad boy deeply loved

 

Bowl Of Apples

BOWL OF APPLES

crimson orbs of life
nestled in a bowl’s embrace
nature’s sweet delight

 

Amelia Island

AMELIA ISLAND

morning mist hovers
clouds dusted with pastel hues
oh sweet amelia

 

Southern Gothic II

SOUTHERN GOTHIC II

whispering oak trees
shadows dance ‘neath worn porch boards
southern secrets sleep

Gently Guide

GENTLY GUIDE

lotus petals bloom
buddha’s teachings gently guide
peace flows from within

 

Curly Goose Feathers

CURLY GOOSE FEATHERS

like gentle corkscrews
with playful swirls, twists, and turns
goose feathers with curls

 

Palm Tree Vista

PALM TREE VISTA

gentle swaying fronds
rustling secrets of the breeze
palm’s eye on the world

 

In A Dream

IN A DREAM

in a dream, i heard
victrola and mandolin
amidst forest green

 

Life In Full Bloom

LIFE IN FULL BLOOM

petals unfurling
watching life’s steps, unpacking
birth, midlife, and death

 

Tire Chick

TIRE CHICK

tire chick’s proud workplace
painted old tires stacked in place
sun hat, tweety face

 

Feet In The Sand

FEET IN THE SAND

waves crashing the shore
dunes rise and fall with the wind
sand hiding my feet

 

Nautilus #2

NAUTILUS #2

from the ocean’s depth
to the photographer’s hands
deep sea treasure found

 

Empty Storefront

EMPTY STOREFRONT

paths left behind fade
silent phones and empty chairs
new roads to be paved

 

Paradise Found

PARADISE FOUND

sun rays streaming through
creating paradise found
peaceful profound bliss

 

A Long Pause

A LONG PAUSE

as thoughts drift away
a long pause hangs in the air
gazing at the sea

 

Sending Love

SENDING LOVE

love blooms like roses
petals soft as whispered words
eternal beauty

Curtsy

CURTSY

tulip symphony
like a curtsy in the vase
petals bend and bow

 

Gulf Breeze

GULF BREEZE

the smell of salt air
as the wind blows through my hair
gulf breeze love affair

 

Dutch Blue

DUTCH BLUE

a vase of flowers
in shades and tints of dutch blue
tea cups and saucers

 

Batsto Lake

BATSTO LAKE

how quiet the pond
reflecting clouds and stillness
the scent of cedar

 

Broken String

BROKEN STRING

broken string, lonesome
another missing, not found
yearning harmony

 

County Road 59

COUNTY ROAD 59

along my journey
slash pines and palm trees reach out
in the morning fog

 

Moonglow

MOONGLOW

the cloudy night sky
holds the soft glow of the moon
in graceful silence

 

Silk & Cedar

SILK & CEDAR

she’s imagining
silk strings and dark warm cedar
conversing through song

 

Web Space

WEB SPACE

a scaffold building
spider orbits his web space
this autumn evening

 

Magical Moment

MAGICAL MOMENT

breathtaking sunset
with silhouetting palm trees
magical moment

 

Quiet Soul

QUIET SOUL

hurricane debris
there you were, starving skinny
precious friend, miss you

Son, Moon & Stars

SON, MOON & STARS

in my arms, you laid
your awesomeness consumed me
my son, moon, and stars

 

Nowhere

NOWHERE

along the roadside
a tattered sign to nowhere
pointing to the moon

 

Princess Chicken

PRINCESS CHICKEN

please do not stir fry
or serve sliced and diced with rice
Princess prefers life

 

Pleased To Meet You

PLEASED TO MEET YOU

springtime bouquet with,
‘pleased to meet you’ sunflowers
life’s joys in a vase

 

Bronze Sunset

BRONZE SUNSET

bronze sunset begins
water ripples grow and fade
wings silently sleep

 

Simpler Days

SIMPLER DAYS

lens and pen artists
who’d grown to become mothers
simpler days held close

 

Five Apples

FIVE APPLES

possibilities
apple sauce, butter, or pie
five apples waiting

 

Just Because

JUST BECAUSE

looking through the lens
lovely young camellias
just because of you

 

Peace Of Mind

PEACE OF MIND

the colors of faith
casting hints, tints, tones, and hues
on the believers

 

Winter Trees

WINTER TREES

looking up to view
towering trees with large heads
swaying against blue

 

Sailing

SAILING

like a sailing ship
on a vast and changing sea
so too is my life

 

Looking Glass

LOOKING GLASS

mirror images
bouncing back with eagerness
mystery of self