Wild Hearts

A thousand horses – the wild – the free – Like waves that follow o’er the sea, Came thickly thundering on.  — Lord Byron The sun was nestling  above the trees dappling the mountains  and dancing across  the morning grass as we rounded the bend  where we first saw them, majestic, free, beautiful,  and weContinue reading “Wild Hearts”

The Golden Hour

By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. – Helen Hunt Jackson The last throes of summer hasten autumn’s first release… Oh, the golden hour before the earth’s fallow sleep. —C.L. Fisher, September 22 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, orContinue reading “The Golden Hour”

Wonderful Works

They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty— and I will meditate on your wonderful works. —Psalm 145:5 Inked lines & a swash of paint, and I am overwhelmed by a parcel of grace — the gift of creating stills me to praise the Maker of all good. —C.L. Fisher, August 2022 Unless otherwiseContinue reading “Wonderful Works”

This Life

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread…— John Muir We sometimes move  blindly throughout our day, oblivious to the grace of living things— the happy yellow flowers remain even when we struggle to appreciate a simple truth — this life is a gift. —C.L. Fisher, July 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images areContinue reading “This Life”

Defining Bees

…in summer mild The bees laid up their store Of honey-drops in little cups… —Thomas Hastings These gold collectors balancing nectar, keeping the planet green, they roam from daisy eye  to open rose gathering offerings fit for a queen. —C.L. Fisher, July 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L.Continue reading “Defining Bees”

A Summer Day

“I’ll tell you how the sun rose,— A ribbon at a time.” — Emily Dickinson The day begins in calming gray before the rising rays weave in ribbons of deepest amethyst and soft lavender, and then dawn unwinds light along the horizon  in silken skeins of brilliant shimmer. — C.L. Fisher, July 2022 Unless otherwiseContinue reading “A Summer Day”