Black smoke rising

It is the black smoke rising
Oozing through shuttered windows
seeping into quiet corners
Blocking the heart from
the light of the mind
deepening the gloom of
the mind’s eye
~ Lynn Kincaid

Photo by Richard Fogg

Those who leave

“Those who leave have a reason that is more powerful than the one to stay.” ~ Sejai Badani
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Photo by Richard Fogg

The gaze is a singular act

“In a world myriad as ours, the gaze is a singular act; to look at something is to fill your whole life with it, if only briefly.” ~ Ocean Vuong
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When light floats

“There is a moment in every dawn when light floats, there is the possibility of magic. Creation holds its breath.” ~ Douglas Adams
light-floats
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To buried treasure

“We do not follow maps to buried treasure, and X never, ever marks the spot.” ~ Indiana Jones
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The bee is praised

“It’s not so much how busy you are but why you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted.” ~ Mary O’Connor
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To have wings

“The reason birds can fly, and we can’t, is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have perfect faith is to have wings.” ~ J. M. Barrie

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