Are those the faces of love, those pale irretrievables?
Is it for such I agitate my heart?
– Sylvia Plath
A face in the crowd, for the WordPress Weekly photo challenge
not (under), his
*shot with fujifim x100f with 23mm (35mm fixed frame equivalent) lens at ISO1600, f/5.6 and 1/170 at the tate modern in London*
‘…who will appear in order to say ecstasies that are unsayable’
― rainer maria rilke, letters to a young poet
for wordpress weekly photo challenge – sweet
*shot with fujifilm x100f and 23mm (35mm full frame equivalent) lens at ISO200, f/2 and 1/150s in uyo, akwa ibom state, nigeria*
‘We know that we fear to win
And so we end before we begin’
U2 – Every Breaking Wave
if you don’t, you’ll
For WordPress weekly photo challenge ‘variations on a theme’
*Shot with Nikon D700 and Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.d ‘push pull’ lens at f/2.8, 1/4000s and ISO200*
Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. Descent is easy and often slippery.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Created, once upon a time, with Nikon D700 and Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 lens, at ISO200, 1/200s and f/6.3 for WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, Ascend.
I have a head for heights it’s true, but no stomach for the depths. Strange then to have plumbed so many.
Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body
Shot from the window of a Boeing 777 traversing the Sahara, near Tassili n’Ajjer, Algeria, en route from Abuja to London last week.
Grounded now for two or three weeks for some long overdue surgery, painful but a relief to be out of the air for a while!
Created with iPhone 6S for WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, Ascend.
Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not.
we chase it
yet, what do we lose
in our (endless)
a dark slice of poetry for wordpress weekly photo challenge – Serene
*shot with fujifilm x100f with fixed 23mm (35mm full frame equivalent) lens at ISO1250, f/4 and 1/60s*
(was the cry)
For WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – Experimental
And, perhaps, a prelude to the return of a weekly poetry prompt
And walk upon stranger roads than this one
In a world I used to know before
Lyrics from Afterglow – Genesis
For WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – Glow
There is a backstory (isn’t there always?), which will follow in a later post.