A Partial Eclipse of my Head

eclipse

Once upon a time there was light on my head
but now I’m in the dark
every now and then I get a little bit restless and I dream of something wild
(turn around…. bright eyes
turn around…. bright eyes)
every now and then I get a little bit bored
and like a child with binoculars playing with shadows
I know I’ve got to get out and try
to capture this moment
I just don’t know why
I’ll be holding on forever
Blame it on Bonnie Tyler and that song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Jim Steinman

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy

dreamy
We left the comfort zone
Packed up two sleeping bags and two sleeping pads
The tent our temporary roof yet the portal to the stars and sleep filled with strange dreams
Coyotes circled and howled and the moon reflected in my eyes
My back against terra firma
I could almost feel the rotation of our planet
stars mapping out my dreams
One week of emptiness
No people
Elemental contentment
Fire.  Earth.  Air.  Water.
A campfire.  Red dirt.  Deep breaths. The trickle of a spring.
I want to return again.

Dream in a dream.

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Wordful Wednesday

“The road not taken” stays with me most.  On many levels we’ve all experienced this moment:  you have to turn around and go another way.

There are no mistakes.  Where are you now?

other way around

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Wordless Wednesday

camel safari 1

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