In the summer of 1986 I joined the United States Army Reserve. I was 19 years old and had no inkling of the nature of
i will save words for you. bottled and pickled words for you. then feed you synonyms of me, so you will always remember my taste.
Good day folks. For those who are unaware, I am also a website and graphic designer. Below is my latest creation, a movie poster; my
I have an edible lover. We intertwine, this lover and I. We meld and spill like a waterfall into each other. We become…
Having fun with filters today! Do you have any favorite filters you’d like to share?
Sharing a cool, dark filter. Today is play day!
Photo Challenge: Edge I cannot sit. The edge is too near, too daunting. The cloth is stripped away as surely as my soul is stripped
inside this brown skin is the divine existence of mysterious cosmic forces. i am starseed.
My mind grows, inch by inch, into a place where all of nature exists and evolves.
Photograph by zaji This was the sky over my house yesterday. Such a beautiful sight. The sky is a constant reminder of my mortality. When
Photo Prompt: Dinnertime …This week, share an image inspired by dinnertime — whether you take a photo of food or simply shoot during the evening
I took this photo more than five years ago. Each time I revisit it I see something I never noticed before. It is not only
Below are pictures I took of a Night-Blooming Cereus my mother has in a giant pot by the pool. All day the buds stay tightly closed, unmoved by the sun. As the sky turns gray, yellow, then red, the bud begins to slowly move, yawning to welcome the night. No sooner than the stars begin…
Photograph by zaji • April 7, 2016 • circa 1:30pm CST I’m sitting outside on the grass, writing. The ground beneath me is cool and
Writing Prompt: Legacy Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. My daughters are my legacy. I give them to the future in
Writing Prompt: Pat on the Back Tell someone you’re proud of just how proud you are. Aviance and Kenya circa 1999 I’m proud of my
i spent a couple of hours outside in the soil today. i mothered the dirt to prepare her for seeds. as i turned soil and
Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art This week, find inspiration in a piece of art. Then, imitate it. Meditations captured on used and mottled papyrus. The
I am torn between sunrises and snow flakes, between Timbuktu and Saturn. I am wedged between the grass blades between my toes and the forgotten
Photo Prompt: Vibrant This week, share a photo of something vibrant. Vivid colors, a lively portrait, or perhaps a delightfully colorful landscape, if you’re in