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feet planted alongside a sea of Indian paintbrush waving a vivid farewell to April

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pause to sway upon each breeze that floats in your direction
safe amid the long grasses that whisper encouragement
to reach for the colors that create moments of life

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one more bloom HERE in my daily black and white blog

cloud and clear




time stops with camera in hand

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gentle curves of black windows beckon

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layers of bark become canvas

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life in smoothness and texture on a cloudy day

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flight


instead

thin paper recalls the whisper at each turn

elusive thought flys by way of scissor and thread

the closely held book open to the soft air

lending support as the stitches catch the cloth

the view from here


i see

a bizarre little window on the landing of the stairs
wondering why it was put there by the builder over 30 years ago
it becomes clear while gazing out through it each morning
as I make my way down the stairs

or catching reflections
of the tree against it's glass
from the front yard in late afternoon

reflecting

final . dogwood . images . of . spring

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every day


each day

. sunlit

bud beginning
open

in the simplicity of the moment
opening blossoms linger in the evening sun
lines etch new leaves and soft petals
as stems float in delicate edges


do not forget


celebrating the dogwood this week

. soft

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sky opens above the branches ... pink blooms bow and reach

. . . .

celebrating the dogwood this week

foundation of a weekend

red

add a word if you care too .. take one if you need it

black and white

My creation


encourages me
to look closer . to see differently . to shake my head . to be ever searching . to click with joy . to focus on the outward .
to be less critical . to be

each day photos appear HERE ... a little part of life



in absence

grateful in green

my mother saw life creatively ... especially through the tip of a watercolor brush
these thoughts return as I photographed the simple budding branch below
instantly reminded of the feeling in this unframed painting of hers

even in absence learning continues ... a gentle lesson to hold close in love

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Claire's Photoplay prompt . "share a photograph that reflects a life lesson learned"


sam & a lemon tree



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a graying golden dog with his ball
a bright lemon tree in a pot

thoughts remain close
yet drift far off

a pause . a breath
in the garden


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[ between branches ]

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evening

amid the budding branches . reaching for the moon . bowing to the sun . may you find your space

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guitar

rest
in between
smooth lines
still shadows
in reflection
a melody
appears






do . not . blink .

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time passes so swiftly
we're off to visit another college
excitement while surreal
a new season of life

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lily



curl


a wish for this day

welcome april



with smiles . friends . blues . fragments . poems . threads . sighs . shapes . songs . comforts . wings


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two poets