Take a Walk with Me Today?

“Walking is the perfect way of moving if you want to see into the life of things. It is the one way of freedom. If you go to a place on anything but your own feet you are taken there too fast, and miss a thousand delicate joys that were waiting for you by the […]

Walk This Way

“Walking is the perfect way of moving if you want to see into the life of things. It is the one way of freedom. If you go to a place on anything but your own feet you are taken there too fast, and miss a thousand delicate joys that were waiting for you by the […]

Nothing to debate about.

“It’s beautiful no matter what, isn’t it?” the woman spoke quietly as she and her old Springer spaniel passed me on the trolley bridge. She caught me snapping photos of the harbor in the middle of a late-afternoon drizzle. The scene looked to be painted entirely of Payne’s Grey and Antwerp Blue—a pale watercolor landscape […]

What Faeries Be

What faeries be, What winter elves, do play amongst these trees? What magic acts are set about to trick us with such ease? What spell was cast upon these rocks to make them playful so? What trickery? what wizardry? perhaps we’ll never know. • • • Poem and photos ©2010, Jen Payne