Heron Rises from The Dark, Summer Pond, by Mary Oliver

So heavy is the long-necked, long-bodied heron, always it is a surprise when her smoke-colored wings open and she turns from the thick water, from the black sticks of the summer pond, and slowly rises into the air and is gone. Then, not for the first or the last time, I take the deep breath … Continue reading

Robert Doisneau – Le baiser de l’Hotel de Ville 1950

Ed van der Elsken – Love on the Left, Paris 1950

in love sky

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Sometimes nothing is perfect but everything is beautiful

What Spring Does with the Cherry Trees

Anna’s Hummingbird, photo by Joe Leibrecht

Fragile Web of the Mind « Broken Light: A Photography Collective

Fragile Web of the Mind From Broken Light. Please take a look at this website if you’re not familiar with it. Today is World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme is “Depression: A Global Crisis”. A crisis, indeed. If you are experiencing depression and not yet getting help, please take steps towards beginning your path to recovery. … Continue reading

Contributors Wanted

The People Project, a growing social movements that began in November 2011 and has already grown to 435,000 members, is seeking writers, illustrators and photographers for their various communities to contribute on a weekly or monthly basis. As these positions are voluntary, there is no commitment required. Check it out at: The People Project – … Continue reading

Art Imitating Art Imitating Life

I have a long-time fascination with watching the artist at work, and artist-muse relationships.  These amazing photographs capture the in-the-moment and are definitely worth a look. Lively Morgue: Art Imitating Art Imitating Life – NYTimes.com.