Social media is like a picture frame, a billboard. Each image is meticulously chosen by someone. A seemingly perfect shot. And put on display for all to see. But what we forget, what we don’t see, is the photographer behind it. The reason why it was framed the way it was framed. What was on […]
Category Archives: Photography + Poetry
Seeing and relating to the world through the lens and through prose.
Hunny, I love this simple life.
I rolled over this morning and admired your profile. The bridge of your nose. Your curled lashes cascading over tired eyes. I put my hand on your waist and pulled you closer, to face me. That first look, that first awakening kiss; they’re simple. I look forward to that. It’s our 6-year wedding anniversary. We could […]
Poem: Carrol & Dolores
This poem was written in January 2012 in honor of my Grandpa “Pete.” My grandpa died of Parkinson’s and Dementia; his wife Dolores, along with all of his children and grandchildren, took care of him for many months in his home as he slowly passed. I wrote this poem in reflection of a day I spent […]
What I look like to me.
When you take a photo of yourself, life continues on its forward path, but a photo encapsulates a few seconds that will never be replicated. A photo is a permanent seal on a moment when your hair bent a certain way, your skin had those couple flaws, your eyes mirrored the lens, or looked through […]