Pine boughs mittened, each finger cuddled in quilted fleece. © 2018 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) This morning we awoke to a winter wonderland! The Capture Your 365 prompt today was “Prompt Free.” How convenient-- a perfect invite to capture the snow on a crystalline morning.
I have returned to an old habit—following the Capture Your 365 daily photo prompt challenge (#CY365), and pairing the photos with a few lines. I'm finding it’s really quite doable if I keep up with it. So, without ado, here are some of this week’s captures: Last Saturday’s prompt was WITH WORDS. Here is the… Continue reading A January week
My summer poem project has given me a lot of joy… and it’s far from over. As I mentioned yesterday, I’m working on Summer Shorts, a project that combines my love of photography with my desire for poetry to be part of everyday life. Summer Shorts is writing a short poem a day, every day… Continue reading Where I Stand
I begin lots of things. It’s the continuations that I’m concerned about! Three new beginnings that have become a part of my daily life are captured in the photo and poem below: A Favorite Time of Day Laptop tucked away housework keeps till tomorrow. Now is time to pray to process joy and sorrow line-captured… Continue reading New beginnings (SJfT)
Beijing Magpie “May the magpie of happiness return to roost in our trees” - Chinese saying Pica pica please don’t fly away Our smoggy air is not a Four Pest ploy. For health, good fortune, wedded bliss please stay. We need your dapper black and white for joy. So you are thief, rogue, louder than… Continue reading Beijing Magpie
Pose Frozen in precarious leap balanced on chair-leg tilt— push that chair! Engineer a Photoshop escape. ******************** Yesterday's prompt at Poetic Asides was an ekphrastic poem, based on a photo. We were given four photo choices on the site, or invited to use our own. The shadorma, above, is based on one of the suggested… Continue reading Pose