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Walking the Path ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Where are you leading me? The mist rolls in. The cold and rain accompanying it envelop me like a fisherman’s expertly cast net. The ascent continues. To where, I don’t know. Only that your whisper, “follow me,” drives me onward. … Continue reading

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Mindset ~ Reena Saxena #writephoto

There are days when the white clouds look like flocks of birds, which will descend to destroy the flowers. Their menacing shapes symbolize evil, out to destroy happiness. I desperately want to spread a net on the flowers, or cover … Continue reading

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Pathway: A #writephoto #haibun ~ Frank J. Tassone

It’s like any other walk through the woods. Light from a westward sun attempts to breach the canopy. It succeeds only in scattering illumination and shadow on the dirt path under our feet. The full fragrance of forest envelops us: … Continue reading

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Triune Journeys~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

It could be a path between fields in the backcountry of Portugal’s Trans os Montes. Or a trail across the frontier between Mexico and the American Southwest. Or a dirt road in a high, dry summer somewhere in mountains lying … Continue reading

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End of the Day – Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

I can sip my burgundy and gaze at the last sunset. Let the impending thunderclouds gather. Let their first rumbles chill the hearts of others. I laugh from my lawn chair, enjoying the show as I savor every oak overtone … Continue reading

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Movement – Reena Saxena #writephoto

Being rooted is wonderful. It gives a sense of belonging. Being strongly rooted is claustrophobic. It obstructs movement. The weight of my ingrained beliefs and thinking models do not help much. The vegetation around me is immobile too, except that … Continue reading

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The Untold Tale of a Staircase – Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Who would descend such a staircase? A Quincenara introduced to high society? A bride approaching her groom? Or an matronly host of an elite inn catering only to the jet-setting crowd? Morning light bathes the steps through east-facing windows, and … Continue reading

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Beached – Suzanne #writephoto

Walking the beaches – a continuum through the years. Around me the muted grey greens of dune plants and stretches of blue sea/blue sky against a backdrop of sun bleached sand. Childhood holidays spent wandering beaches as a genderless, ageless … Continue reading

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Enigma #midnighthaiku

Human enigma Achieves the impossible Denies evidence The valley is flooded. Beneath it two villages are drowned. Modern Man works engineering miracles then sails on his creation, trusting his eyes and self-satisfaction. Above the valley are sculpted hills, crowned by … Continue reading

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Dark – Ritu Bhathal #writephoto

Though darkness surrounds us on the grounds, it’s always worth looking not only up but down too, because above, you can see the prospect of brilliance, the light breaking through the clouds, and below, the reflection of that brightness, to … Continue reading

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