Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

Over the years we age and change our perspective. Through the looking glass. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/07/photo-challenge-perspective/

EXPOSURE

British award-winning writer and documentary filmmaker Michele D’Acosta is seeking to transform the lives of 170 African polio victims who are struggling to stay alive in the former British colony of Sierra Leone. With the help of an international photography competition, D’Acosta’s goal is to bring global attention to the desperate plight of these forgottenContinue reading “EXPOSURE”

Poetry Challenge #24: Two Bodies

Two bodies speak to each other in smoke rings. Signals blown back and forth. The mysterious air between the pair: cloaking their mystery. What are they saying? Is language extinct? Are words with all their meanings pinned down. Frozen. Stiff.

Poetry Challenge #20: SOUL TALK

Hello, everyone! Today’s Poetry Challenge is to re-write Frank O’Hara’s Lines for the Fortune Cookies. http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/lines-for-the-fortune-cookies/ The ideal fortune is a one-liner. Please send me your ideas for fortune cookies! Here are my offerings: Which came first the fortune cookie or the egg? The future starts any minute now. When I look into your eyesContinue reading “Poetry Challenge #20: SOUL TALK”

Poetry Challenge: #18: Time Lapse

Opening scene. Journey on foot. A series of shots. Verdi’s Messa da Requiem fades in, overlapping for a brief moment with a ghost image. The scene freezes; Opening credits roll and scene fades to black. The Requiem continues an audible transition to the second scene.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

An African boy looks up at the camera. His father is disabled and he’s playing with his father’s crutches. The family live on a $1 a day and these crutches are the only ‘toys’ the boy has to play with. For this week’s WordPress photo challenge on the theme of ‘Up’,  I’m wondering what isContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Up”

Challenge #17: The Crack-Up Quarry

For today’s poetry challenge, I’m inspired to create a poem using the fold-in technique, made famous by William Burroughs. Splicing together paragraphs from different books offers interesting juxtapositions of text and image. “When you cut into the present the future leaks out.” said Burroughs. I walked over to my bookcase and selected the first two books thatContinue reading “Challenge #17: The Crack-Up Quarry”

Future Love Paradise

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.  Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all.  But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. — William Blake