“It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning.” — Vincent Van Gogh Vincent saw swirling stars and moonlight  rolling like waves before resting  upon the inky mountains, and tonight  I see a line of trees just outside  my draped pane, and the passing light awakens myContinue reading “Shards”


Watch snow resolve itself through branches — Paul Zimmer Even the most remote and deepest reaches  of what is frozen melts to some degree,  shifts, drifts, becomes less, even if destined to build back up again, every earthy-thing  takes a breath from constancy…. There is a season for everything. —C.L. Fisher, February 2022 Unless otherwiseContinue reading “Change”


Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance. — Carl Sandburg There are poets because pain and joy are intangible  but real, manifestations  that can sometimes  sound like mud or feel like purple. —C.L. Fisher, March 2021 Unless otherwise indicated, all content, including writing and images, are the work of C.L. Fisher and mayContinue reading “Poets”

Elusive Notes

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one. — CS Lewis  We all shelf part of our selves, a section or two we reserve  for decorum’s sake — our child-wonderer,  our freedom-dancer, our moody introvert,  our seafarer, our poetic thinker —Continue reading “Elusive Notes”