Tag: photography

Who’s that girl?

  She sat quietly looking at the photograph displayed in the local cafe. She always came in and order her shwarma platter with the spicy green sauce. No kebabs served here and they made sure to tell you that in bold letters on the storefront window. They wanted […]

These are the trees of our lives

  “Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”  —Hal Borland As of late, Mondays have been a trip down nostalgia lane.  I recall when I went away to boarding school up in Massachusetts, my south bronx sensibilities were struck by the […]

Why so green?

“A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green“. -Francis Bacon Naive Jealous Ripe Why so green? Alive Rotted Camouflaged Why so green? Olive Emerald Jade Why so green? Fertile Gentry Paradise Why so green? “All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life […]

It was time to get lucky

  It was time to get lucky. She could feel it. She knew she should head to the liquor store and get a scratcher.  All signs were pointing to things turning around.  The doctor said her mom would recover. Her daughter’s grades had improved markedly.  Sometimes things just had […]