Photo Poem

The primary benefit of practicing any art, whether well or badly, is that it enables one’s soul to grow. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Let's Go

Let Go




Dangle Blotch

Crisscross Crop

Quiet Reflection


let’s go

let go

bumps, burst, blur

dangle blotch

crisscross crop

quiet reflection


I don’t know much about writing poems but I do enjoy playing with words and decided to call this process ‘Photo Poems’ It’s fun to add a caption to a shot and sometimes when I’m adding a bunch of titles at one sitting, one influences the other. Humor me and give it a try; my next post is a selection of photos with no captions, I’d love to see what you come up with for a ‘photo poem’. I’ll post my take in the following post.

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  1. #1 by dogear6 on October 30, 2011 - 10:40 pm

    I think let’s go – said several times with emphasis – is what your puppy is telling you. MOM! What are you doing back there!!!!

    Even with her age, she still is gorgeous. I was surprised when you said how old she was – I thought she was a much younger dog.

  2. #2 by pattisj on October 30, 2011 - 11:22 pm

    What a beautiful shot of the deer! I like your “photo poem” idea.

  3. #3 by Hilary on October 31, 2011 - 12:11 am

    Fun idea, Christine. Love the deer.

  4. #4 by Shea on October 31, 2011 - 10:36 am

    the leaves on the stump – the light is so quiet.
    the deer
    the light
    the quote – even badly. i needed to hear that.

  5. #5 by Rosie Grey on October 31, 2011 - 12:18 pm

    I love your selection of photos – perfect autumn feeling!

  6. #6 by lisa on October 31, 2011 - 3:53 pm

    These are truly beautiful photographs Christine, and I love the quote. It is so true, and I just wish I remembered that more often! The last photograph here, absolutely has my heart. Just precious!

    Thank you so much for sharing these today at The Creative Exchange.

    Have a wonderful evening!


  7. #7 by Connie Smiley on October 31, 2011 - 4:46 pm

    You know more about writing poems than a lot of poets, I think. Your words are beautiful, and a beautiful compliment to your photos.

  8. #8 by Pat on October 31, 2011 - 7:31 pm

    Photo poem – a lovely idea! Your images make this a beautiful poem!

  9. #9 by redorgray2 on October 31, 2011 - 8:26 pm

    fabulous idea creative and lovely!!

  10. #10 by Tricia on November 2, 2011 - 9:39 am

    lovely captures… love the deer! =)

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