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.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Looking Down At Things

My first pair of photos captured ‘shadows while looking down’. These were experiments in shadow-making two years ago. That’s my little witch helper.    Next, two different angles of Athabasca Falls while ‘looking down into the depths’ of the canyon.  … Continue reading

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dVerse-Quadrille #26: Ghostly

                                         Lost Trudging towards eve of dusk Ominous fog drifting into view Shrouding nature’s signposts Turning trees into ghostly apparitions   … Continue reading

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Stones of Time

  Rounded stones of time Shaped by heaven’s breath and tears Speaking silently     “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”  (Confucius)   “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone … Continue reading

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Ronovan Writes Weekly Poetry Challenge #136: Eye and Fade (Tanka)

  Fading time echoes Voice of contemplating eyes Reflective moment Unwinding eternal truths Stepping stones to the future   Ron’s Challenge  

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dVerse Poetics: Muse Mixology

Dee at dVerse Poets’ Pub has asked us to mix a poetry response using ‘bar’ words in an alternate context. Here’s my non-alcoholic offering. By the way, that’s my photograph of a fancy glass of milk in blue. Soft vespers … Continue reading

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Love and Light Tanka-Beautiful Imperfection Photos

Bespeckled moment Light reveals imperfections Worth undiminished Past stories indent with love Weathered facade still standing *A tanka for two challenges:  Camera Lucida Photo Challenge #19: Beautiful Imperfections Ronovan Writes Weekly Poetry Challenge #135: Love/Light

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dVerse-Quadrille #25: Dawn

(Photographic credits given to Bjorn Rudberg) Gift of dawning light Awakens sense of delight   Rhapsodies fleetingly dance In tune to each glance   Mind invigorates As if destined by the fates   Time to write a sonnet While sitting … Continue reading

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