Monthly Archives: May 2014

Art and Poetry

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.”                            Simonides (6th-5th century, B.C)      Uplifted, a Haiku Poem by Karen Hines Jewels in the sky- Earthbound anticipation Metamorphosis Haiku (俳句 high-koo) are … Continue reading

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A Little Fish in a Big Pond

Its not easy being tiny in a world of giants, a little fish in a big pond.  Its a common predicament in the web of life.  However, even the smallest of creatures seem to not acknowledge their precarious situation. They … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

What a wonderful time to celebrate Mother’s Day!  “Along the river, over the hills, in the ground, in the sky, spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm, new life, new beauty, unfolding, unrolling in glorious exuberant extravagance – new … Continue reading

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A Blank Canvas?

“CLOUD GAZING – A gallery of heavenly masterpieces on the world’s grandest canvas” is how this month’s issue of Country Extra magazine describes the beautiful collection of photographs in their article titled “Big Skies” (May 2014). Inspired by the panoramic … Continue reading

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