Author Archives: Olga

About Olga

I have always had an affinity for artistic endeavors and the beauties of nature. The power of the word combined with photography have become my creative spark.

Unlikely Portal

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery. ” (James Joyce) Candle in a mirror Illuminates portal Entrance to possibilities Creative energy surges *** **These images were created by using my sectional mirror (below) and a candle. *** Frank’s theme: Portal reading

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Wintry Illusion

I see my thoughts reflected in the open waters Accepting the illusion of warmth from the cold, setting sun My heart is tranquil in this frigid moment Knowing that transformation is inevitable *** *Happy New Year to all those who … Continue reading

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Embracing cycles of life Pausing to feel grateful That I’m still here *** V. J.’s theme: Pause

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Piece of the Puzzle

Fingers discovering keys into another world… Child’s joy in music and developing skill cut short by rapping on knuckles from harsh teacher, demanding perfection. Told mom at nine years old that I didn’t want to go back. Piano gathered dust. … Continue reading

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Glowing Moment

Dappled light Flecks of gold Glowing through branches Join my walk *~* Frank’ theme: Glow

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Satisfying Play

Sudden appearance Blown in by the wind Excites curiosity Satisfies need to play With eyes of a child ~*~ V.J.’s theme: Satisfying

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Abstract Realism in Nature

“Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes…” ― Arshile Gorky A water ripple encircled by wisps of floating grass… Reflections in a pond… Birch tree shadows across a rocky hill in winter… … Continue reading

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