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Creative Steps

One challenge to my self-discovery was embarking on a journey of creative intent.  It began with many baby steps and much frustration.  I’m still crossing the bridge to materializing my vision for a photograph, but I’m pursuing the goal with joyous … Continue reading

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Contact with a Dream

Dreaming for forty winters Heart keeping wish pocketed Waiting for contact Surprising events evolve Heart warmed by arrival of un-lived wish Joyous encounter on sands of time   V.J.’s Challenge: Un-lived Lives Frank’s Challenge: Contact

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Once hand-made from imagination Novice attempt many moons ago Learning curve reject Set aside   Found again Transformed to basic elements Possibilities seen New skills in tow   Ghostly image arises From skeleton of the past Creative eye pleased Digital … Continue reading

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Time to Bend

Detour in life of fluctuating moments Calling one to bend or stagnate Divergent thinking flowing Deviation from the norm Recreating oneself Salvaging what is treasured Walking alone, but never alone Finding a new way To be in the world   V.J.’s … Continue reading

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Lost Innocence

Storm of the past Still ripples to the shoreline Echoing memory of a dark story When a black-hearted antagonist With a hidden agenda Usurped child’s right to happiness Slashing innocence With no remorse     Adult-child awakens To haunting memories … Continue reading

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Transition of Perspective

Contemplating grey skies Dreaming of blue ones That once carried my dreams Now the thorns of winter Take residence in my heart But I will not be undone For shimmering warmth Will surely one day come For now I will … Continue reading

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Dark Intent

  Slowly peeling away layers Of hidden intent Shadow reveals itself Veiled behind rugged charm Destroying innocent dreams  Unstoppable Until life force sings again Even in the darkest of days   V.J. has asked us to investigate the “paranormal” in her … Continue reading

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