An Artist, Photographer, Writer, Poet

# 1540 TPOS prompt: happy ending


shop local day
hot stuff ~ glass blowing
off beaten path
glass ~ heat ~ breath of air
watching magic happen
TPOS prompt: happy ending
Photos: (c) 2015 Saradunn
Atlantic Art Glass, Ellsworth, Maine
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# 1539 TPOS prompt: “Threads of Fate” fabric art by Cindy Rinne

For most of 72 years,
I thought that all would be gold
if I could just be like what my Mother expected.
No matter how I tried, I failed.
It dawned on me, recently, that my Mother,
a city girl, meant well,
but I was not off her spool of thread in many ways.
The traits she tried to change,
to be more like her and the women of her family tree
… and I thought I COULD do it,
were fighting the threads of another spool.
My father’s family, were farm people with great intelligence
hard workers with a love of the land.
You can see it in my generation of descendants and the next ones.
perfection the goal
work harder to please~ to no avail
Mother’s heart broke
city girl with country roots
authentic self must fight to rise
prompt: “Threads of Fate”
fabric art by Cindy Rinne

# 1538 seize the poem prompt # 79. Rings (Olympics) .

Watching the 2016 Olympics on television
as I have all the Olympics since I have had a television
I think this is the most amazing cauldron and flame
in my memory,
I watch for it to come on the screen and pause what I am
doing to watch it swirl in all its beauty and grace.
spirals in motion
pulsing energy and light
peace, unity and friendship.
Olympic cauldron flame
seize the poem prompt: # 79. Rings (Olympics)
free use image of the large kinetic sculpture
American artist Anthony Howe designed.

# 1537 TPOS prompt: happy ending

December 24, 2015 ยท

mill closed
shops almost ghost town
town rallies
community shares resources
Pop-ups restore Holiday Spirit
TPOS prompt: happy ending
photo: Bucksport Bay Area
Chamber of Commerce
on facebook

# 1536 TPOS…at one with your world can you tell us apart?


double take
confused and puzzled
father or son
decades apart
furniture gave the clue
November 21.. TPOS…at one with your world
can you tell us apart?
photos from family album
the top photo is Bret, my son
the bottom photo is of his father
at a similar age

# 1535 TPOS … # 2 ” that ray of sunshine ” and ” how you see it

simple yoga
basking in sun
relax to max
“sleeping cat” pose
whiskers never twitch
TPOS prompts: ” that ray of sunshine ”
and ” how you see it ”
photo: (c) 2015 Saradunn
of Miss Blaze

# 1534 TPOS .. #1 ” that ray of sunshine ” and ” how you see it “

just like me
she sleeps arms raised
window sun warms ~ tempting
cat nap ~ arms reach to sun
TPOS prompts: ” that ray of sunshine ”
and ” how you see it ”
photo: (c) 2015 Saradunn
Miss Blaze in the sunbeam