Madness, with Wildflowers

By |2017-04-05T14:14:10+00:00October 16th, 2015|Fiction & Frivolity, Instagram, Nostalgia, Photography, Portfolio|

Madness, with Wildflowers. A short story.  I've been writing teeny stories, poems and odd bits of fiction, awash with fact too on Instagram for a while - on and off for years. The stories are usually inspired by something I see, an image or a person say, a converstaion or a memory. I'm going to [...]

Farewell, little girl

By |2017-04-05T14:15:17+00:00October 9th, 2015|Fiction & Frivolity, Instagram, Mexico, North America, People, Photography, Portfolio, Travel in North America|

Farewell, little girl. A poem. Indigenous Raramuri girls, at a boarding school Cerocahui, close to the Urique Canyon. I was so hestitant to visit, perferring to give a donation instead. When Christina my guide looked at me with pleading eyes, I decided to accompany her, and was really glad I did in the end. With [...]

Mine are the hands

By |2017-04-05T14:23:43+00:00October 8th, 2015|Fiction & Frivolity, Instagram, Mexico, North America, People, Photography, Portfolio, Travel in North America|

Mine are the hands. For Juanita For Juanita, Elsa's grandmother. Back story from my Instagram account: Juanita is an indigenous Raramuri woman from Cerocahui, a small town at the base of the Urique Canyon in the Copper Canyon. Her granddaughter invited us to their home unannounced, and despite being surprised, Jaunita made us freshly ground thick [...]

Shadow

By |2017-04-05T14:16:54+00:00October 5th, 2015|Fiction & Frivolity, Instagram, Mexico, North America, Photography, Portfolio, Travel in North America|

Shadow [On Aging] Micro-story written to accompany this image, on Instagram. This image was taken in the colonial town of El Fuerte, Mexico.  I’ve been writing teeny stories, poems and odd bits of fiction, awash with fact too on Instagram for a while – on and off for years. The stories are usually inspired by [...]

Why we Climb

By |2017-04-05T14:19:28+00:00September 14th, 2015|Fiction & Frivolity, Instagram, Photography, Portfolio, Travel in Europe|

Why we Climb. On Hiking Mount Giewont, in Zakopane, Poland, spied through trees. Posted on Instagram Why we Climb For some, it is solitude they seek on the mountain trek.Peace is carved on the twisting climbs,Focus is honed in monitoring every potentially fatal step. For me, it is survival in spite of self:To combat headstrong [...]

Woman in the Blue Skirt

By |2017-04-05T14:20:13+00:00September 10th, 2015|Fiction & Frivolity, Instagram, People, Photography, Portfolio, Travel in Europe|

Woman in the Blue Skirt. [On Loss] Woman in the Blue Skirt This post appeared on InstagramHow high the stairs before the summit. How pained your limbs before this journey.How twisted the path you could never envision. Silvery webs coat our speech, an opiate perhaps, blanketing the hesitation and discomfort. Your tentative steps as a [...]