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Category Archives: Landscape

Maggie’s World

A brief visit early in the summer couple of years ago. My dear friend, the talented painter Maggie Mailer, lives in a house luminous during the day and starry at night.  It’s on a hill overlooking the seasons’ ebb and flow all year long. Inside, a fourth dimension abundant with colors, toys, books, pictures, spices, a…

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Poetry is evidence –

Poetry is evidence. One must start somewhere. Few days ago the question emerged again: “How to live?” And before that, couple of months ago, it happened in Polish: “Jak żyć?” Being bilingual has its advantages, but living in translation day in and day out sometimes makes for a total lack of words.  Language. Spoken language….

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Untermyer Gardens Conservatory in Winter

A place of beauty and mystery, Untermyer Gardens Conservatory, delights one’s soul and senses.  A wonderland any time of the year with echoes of a bygone era. In winter the lushness has withered into slumber and what remains are the bare shrubs, yellowed-out grasses and flower heads looking dry and brittle to the touch.  Still,…

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Non sequitur

Images above © MONIKA SOSNOWSKI non se·qui·tur/ˌnän ˈsekwədər/ noun (Origin from Latin “it does not follow”) Fragmented narrative continues. In leaps and bounds.  A landscape is a place of reference, departure, arrival. Work-in-progress. Alongside I recently discovered the wonderful poetry of Mary Oliver. Here’s one: Mysteries, Yes Truly, we live with mysteries too marvelous to be understood….

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twilight lucidity

The artist must work towards that which he does not know. Whether this is called invention or finding or searching, it must be a projection beyond the given state of art. ~ David Smith FacebookTwitter

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Stormy Weather Jazz

Few weeks ago on a Sunday. 3491 feet above sea level. Ben Kohn’s Quartet opened the mountain-top Jazz Festival 2014 at Bascom Lodge on Mount Greylock, MA. Ben Kohn Quartet: Benny “Fingers” Kohn on keyboard, Daniel Broad on bass, Aaron Dean on sax, and Bill Chapman on drums. Bravo! When I think back.. The cloud…

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Last chance to register for Magic Woods workshop!!!

My The Magic Woods workshop is happening this Sunday, June 22nd starting at 10:00 am. If you’re interested in participating please register ASAP. This is a fun, instructive and inspiring workshop designed to help you see things in a different way and it’s a great opportunity to spend some time outdoors as we take couple…

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