Earlier in the week, I was at the wheel all day and it’s just not safe to drive and blog. So here are two of the prompts I missed: A Pop of Color: Here the idea is to offer a dollop of color against a neutral background. The first is a golden hued street light against a gray November twilight:
Have you ever seen a yellow headed crow? This was my first encounter on a golf course here in Reno.
Architecture: I already posted the best Architecture shot I had, but may bring it to this prompt as well. Notice the geometric lines. Contrast the sleek lines of the large casino in Reno, the roundness of the National Bowling Stadium, and the more garish designs of the Cathedral in the foreground.
And finally, an evening shot of our front door–a simple play of arch and stained glass.
I’ve included two poems using Ginsberg’s American Sentence–a haiku-like form consisting of 17 syllables in one sentence.
Red hot chili peppers, green or yellow, warm the heart, burn the belly.
Behind locked gates, down steamy streets, you discover the secret of self.
Macro photography of nature is the most inspiring to me. The mindfulness required to notice those small details is what most often feeds my poetry. These photos were taken during this past summer in Reno or winter in Palm Desert.
Today, I’m combining two challenges–the Weekly Photo Challenge of Minimalism along with Photography 101’s challenge for Solitude:
And here’s a second Photo for Minimalism