Archive for the ‘Capturing the Moment’ Category

Mexican Jay   1 comment

Green Mountain Trail Mexican Jay-3110-72Mexican Jay On The Green Mountain Trail, Santa Catalina Mountains (May 17, 2019) — Image by kenne

Mountain clouds moved on
Jays calling one another
The wind settles down.

— kenne

Aging — At The Pond’s Edge   Leave a comment

Rose Lake August 2012At the Pond’s Edge — Photo-Artistry by kenne

The current issue of The New Yorker has an article on aging that begins:
“Aging, like bankruptcy in Hemingway’s description, happens two ways,
slowly and then all at once.” This quote in the article brought to mind the poem,
“Affirmation” by Donald Hall who passed away last year at 89.

To grow old is to lose everything. 
Aging, everybody knows it. 
Even when we are young, 
we glimpse it sometimes, and nod our heads 
when a grandfather dies.
Then we row for years on the midsummer 
pond, ignorant and content. But a marriage,
that began without harm, scatters 
into debris on the shore, 
and a friend from school drops 
cold on a rocky strand.
If a new love carries us 
past middle age, our wife will die 
at her strongest and most beautiful. 
New women come and go. All go. 
The pretty lover who announces 
that she is temporary
is temporary. The bold woman,
middle-aged against our old age,
sinks under an anxiety she cannot withstand. 
Another friend of decades estranges himself 
in words that pollute thirty years. 
Let us stifle under mud at the pond’s edge 
and affirm that it is fitting
and delicious to lose everything. 

— Donald Hall

Pusch Ridge Wilderness Panorama   Leave a comment

Marshall Gulch #3Pusch Ridge Wilderness In the Santa Catalina Mountains– Panorama by kenne

Feel the thrill of being in the moment.

— kenne

 

Wine for Two, Revisited   Leave a comment

Deck Shots“Wine for Two” — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Wine for Two
(May 2008)

Picture this,
the setting sun
beaming streams of light
through the trees.

Occasionally moving
with the breeze,
sending beams dancing
across the glass tabletop.

Captured for the moment
in two glasses of wine,
only to be released forever
to the hearts of each lover.

A visual of the mind
seeking a mindless void
for each heart to fill
but a fragment of the matrix

The new field of vision
changing the way things are seen,
the glasses in the picture
forever changed to one.

kenne

Sky and Earth   2 comments

Sunset-72Sky and Earth — Image by kenne

Sky and earth
make an appointment
at the horizon
very soon
they will be one.

— kenne

Look At What Popped Out Over Night   1 comment

This has been an unbelievable spring for cactus blossoms in the Sonoran Desert.

Cactus Flowers April 27, 2019--4-72

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Cactus Flowers April 27, 2019--2-72

Cactus Flowers April 27, 2019-72Images by kenne

 

Sunset Shadows Thickened Into Darkness   Leave a comment

Relaxing by the Bay_art-Edit-1-72Photo-Artistry by kenne

Forever and ever
ain’t something
you hold on to.

— kenne

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