Ephemeral Fairy Swamp

Fairy Swamp is changing quickly here in Pensacola, Florida, as emerald leaves frame this image in time.  The bright green leaves of spring will soon give way to the cool darkness of the summer swamp.  The leaves and vines will soon be thick, making it near impossible to see into… Continue reading

Fairy Swamp–A Morning Reward

I love Fairy Swamp, which is located not far from where I live.  I caught this photo early in the morning with the sum streaming through the naked trees highlighting the murky green water below.  The sun never makes into the swamp during the other seasons of the year because… Continue reading

The Clinic–photo rehab #5: Fog in fairy swamp

Fairy Swamp in the fog is mysterious with shadows at every turn.  I love the way the fog curls around the bare trees. Many thanks to Lucile De Godoy and her photo rehab challenge for letting me share my part of the world. Thanks for popping in to see what… Continue reading

The Swamp Fairy–“Fairy Houses”

After the Winter Solstice celebration, life seemed to settle down through the end of the year. That was fine by me. I had plenty to ponder and wonder about concerning the events that transpired with the Swamp Fairy the end of 2014.  Now we were at the beginning of a… Continue reading

A “New” Beginning for Fairy Swamp

In the grey light of morning, Fairy Swamp readies for the new year with minuscule water reserves – the life blood of the swamp.  Green leaves poke out from branches nourished from the winter rains.  Trees glare with a whiteness, as their ghostly images reflect in the calm standing pools… Continue reading

The Song of the Swamp Fairies

Darkness descended dragging a veil of foggy gloom, as Fairy Swamp came alive with a chorus of frogs and insects singing the stories of the day. Lightening flickered in shadowy clouds flitting across the inky black sky. Tiny glowing translucent wings rose above the slough, With heartbeats syncing and beating… Continue reading

The Swamp Fairy–Dreams

Ever since last Saturday, December 6th, when the Full Cold Moon appeared along with the Swamp Fairy finally making contact with me (you can read about that here and find all the stories on my menu), I have been having strange dreams. Vivid images of Fairy Swamp that I cannot… Continue reading

Autumn’s Last Gasp

Autumn breathes the last gasps of the season, as leaves of brown and gold drift from the treetops – a blanket of decaying warmth. Grey skies steal the color from the day, mourning the end of another time of year. The darkness envelopes and caresses lulling the earth to sleep,… Continue reading

Pixel Prose Challenge: The Weeping Lady

The time of darkness is almost upon us, as swirling fog, damp with moisture clings to deep black silhouettes of trees starkly lit by the greyness of the evening sky. Night birds scatter – inky shadows flitting about nearing the barren edges of the slough, as falling leaves shower the… Continue reading

My Reality

My world is woven from a desire to create a reality. Silken threads intertwine and twist in the moisture laden air, all the while I wait and ponder the divinity I seek. * * * The darkness of the swamp engulfs and challenges this veracity. Bottle green leaves and vines… Continue reading