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Into the Forest

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I’ve visited Madame Sherri Forest in New Hampshire at least four times now this summer. Each time I have challenged myself by taking self-portraits, something I am inspired to by other talented female photographers including Elizabeth Gadd, Helena Moore, and… Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week

To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there. Kofi Annan

A few years ago I read Interventions: A Life in War and Peace by Kofi Annan, after buying the book in the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations. I have always enjoyed numerous subjects, so deciding on any one thing to move my life forward has always been a personal struggle for me. In no particular order I will share my favorite subjects below:
  • History
  • Literature and Poetry
  • Art and Photography
  • Politics
  • Journalism and Creative writing
  • Studies of our Environment
Finding a way to blend and mesh these often divergent interests into a cohesive career. I am obviously still learning and growing.    

To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there. Kofi Annan A few years ago I read… Continue Reading →

Monday Inspiration

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Poetry isn't a profession, it's a way of life. It's an empty basket; you put your life into it and make something out of that. ~Mary Oliver

 

Mary Oliver on poetry as a way of life

Poetic Thoughts: Bridges

Somewhere there is a bridge that connects my heart to yours. Please follow and like us:

Poetic Thoughts: Aspirations

Puzzle pieces and aspirations of an introvert’s life. What’s yours?

Poetic Thoughts: On Ways of Solitude

there are hundreds of ways solitude speaks to me and to you. some are as simple as searching the skies and finding that peace alone while other times silence answers your questions, where you find it chasing away your constant… Continue Reading →

Nostalgic Films: The Secret Garden (1993)

“if you look the right way, the whole world is a garden.” Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden (1993) Before Dame Maggie Smith won our hearts as Professor MacGongall in the Harry Potter series, she acted in numerous films based… Continue Reading →

Where would you live? Past, Present, or Future Edition

“Tis the season to be jolly and bright.” That’s how the song goes, I think. Anyway, the holidays are fast approaching with Thanksgiving right around the corner. The air has turned crisp and the leaves are fast becoming chameleons they… Continue Reading →

Poetic Thoughts: Evening Light

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Featured image by Lis Roger. Please follow and like us:

An American Tragedy

The below poem represents my initial thoughts and perceptions regarding the recent election of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States.     Follow me on Instagram for more poetry.   Please follow and like us:

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