Old Friends. A picture on the wall of a mining museum. A man and his dog. From the background it appears they sat for this portrait in the artist's studio. How long had they been patiently sitting together in this posture? How many sessions? Perhaps not too long. In real life how long had they … Continue reading old friends framed in time together
Heritage means something that is handed down from the past: as a tradition, a national heritage of honor, pride, and courage; something that comes or belongs to one by reason of birth; ; something reserved for one: the heritage of the righteous; something that has been or may be inherited by legal descent or succession. … Continue reading whose heritage?
Seeing with your heart I am next to you in tune You are not alone ~~~~~~~~~~~~ At first the traveler thought there was just one lone bird perched on a pole. When looking closely at the picture, another tiny bird emerged on a lower pole. Voilà! Not a lone bird after all. (This much reduced-size … Continue reading You are not alone: a haiku bird song
Today we look at the definition of a popular English word that came from France. LIBERTY/LIBERAL/FREE. French libre (“free, having liberty, at liberty”) Origin of LIBERAL comes from:Middle English: via Old French from Latin liberalis, from liber 'free (man)'. The original sense was 'suitable for a free man', hence 'suitable for a gentleman' (one not … Continue reading random words, definitions, quotes: LIBERAL
His eyes are too blurred hands too shaky to focus a sharpness in soul ~~~~~~~~~ Writing Haiku is an art and a science. Here is a summary of the structure and usual form. Being a haiku writer since I first encountered a Japanese haiku many years ago, I now say it is more an art … Continue reading His eyes are too blurred: a dictionary of a haiku
He never knew how she had turned out this true blue another art show
waiting time in space accidental capturing framing light in lines
original art no touch up is required value beyond price
sunset haiku someone pulls the net biggest catch of golden fish no not Claude Monet ```````````````````````````````` Claude Monet's Sunset
power cut on off deters not traveler's roaming sunny bird watching ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Matthew 6:26 [Full Chapter] Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?
companions for life sticking closer than brothers we walk the same path ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ How beautiful upon the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, (Isaiah 52:7a)
freezing traveler found island wearing warm mitten mom knitted with love
finding this island wrapped in flowers and green leaves traveler rests his soles
lace decorating while door remains her silence faithful witnessing
posterized flowers captured before he wavers more than mere hello
we could be alike but we have made a difference painting each is like
color speaks her way open giving serene bright welcome any day
color speaks her life gentle kind expectant love dreamy secure calm
such a fine outing sky washed in water colors trees and friends chatting
"Home alone for dog" Brave heart made of these loyal single-mindedness patience tireless
car window concealed the lense awesomely revealed ocean in the sky
Sky fleet passing by raising white sails made of clouds toward blue beyond
Moment by moment nature's spectacular act speaking to man's soul
family of art limelight backstage all consent a great show must start
Fast tracks city dog knows her best post is in art safe behind a pole. ~~~~~ Post or pose you choose.
From poster to sketch city streets out paced home dogs faithful still she waits
I give you a fish memories of the ocean how we sailed beyond
Accident happened a brilliance not meant to be took birth on its own
Trees are like people wavering between dusk dawn expecting the best!
evading web cam dog camouflages she's real pretending cartoon
flowers tell story pieces of shapes and colors formation of life
a road of hope, son brings us to a bright future compassion and love -------------------------- Hope, compassion and love which are essential healing ingredients may be Clichés to many, for many people these are the heart-felt cries of men, women and children...even the ground and the creatures and plants.
I can fast forward excel in cutting edge tracks precipitate fame ~~~ I beg to differ hearing a different drum beat lofty sublime call
Color from the sky Adorns my little abode Day in and day out Color professes relax unbend unwind rest travelers I shelter