The image she saw was filled with pain Trying to look away, the attempt in vain Unforgiving eyes notice every flaw It was not the reflection others saw They viewed beauty more than words could tell To her only ugliness, thoughts she couldn’t quell


She waited Not knowing what was next Only that he would control her He would take her as he wished Being completely at his mercy Her goal was realized She had what she desired She was free

Ramble (Three Ways)

Here are three pieces related to the theme of Ramble. The winding river in this photograph, Tetons and Snake River by Ansel Adams, feels like a good fit for the theme.  If you aren’t aware, ALL of his photography is equally awesome. This one is mine. Ramble Life can be a gamble With a soul … More Ramble (Three Ways)


Inhaling her delicious scent Tasting her sweet wetness Touching her hidden depths Hearing her pleasured moans Watching her body writhe


Eyes scan the horizon Like a searchlight What was there Now forever gone A tendril of smoke Dissipating in the breeze The blood red sky Cries in sympathy

Pain (Three Ways)

This one is a little bleak, to be expected with the theme of Pain.  As before, here are three pieces related to the theme. The Scream by Edvard Munch has always been a favorite of mine.  I love how the artist uses simple forms to generate so much emotion and expressiveness.  I saw a Munch exhibition at … More Pain (Three Ways)


The colors enveloped her Layers to be removed By the one Who could decipher The secrets within

Time (Three Ways)

Today I have another post with three components, this one related to the theme of Time. First up is The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali, featuring the surrealistic image of soft, melting pocket watches. I love the imagery in this one. The common interpretation is that the soft watches are rejecting the assumption that time is … More Time (Three Ways)


One is frightened, the Other is brave One is uncertain, the Other decides One is nervous, the Other reassures One is alone, the Other is there One is sad, the Other comforts One is weary, the Other helps One is broken, the Other renews One leads, the Other follows One talks, the Other understands One … More Balance

Stars (Three Ways)

I had a great view of the stars last night.  I can easily get lost up there for hours.  Inspired by that, this post has a Stars theme.  No it isn’t that kind of 3-way, so get your mind out of the gutter.  I’m going to give you three components, all related to the theme. … More Stars (Three Ways)