Definition

One must make a distinction however: when dragged into prominence by half poets, the result is not poetry, nor till the autocrats among us can be “literalists of the imagination”—above insolence and triviality and can present for inspection, imaginary gardens with real toads in them, shall we have it.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Camera FLASH!

It is time to strike a pose again. Here is your photographic challenge for January.

Firefly
George Seeley (1907)
This challenge comes with a wide angle and any filter of your choosing.


16 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

I hope everyone is having a fantastic weekend! In sunny South Africa, it has been the perfect summer's day, so I am sending warm thoughts North.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Thank you for your warm heart and thoughts, Kerry. Loved the prompt!💞

said...

That is beautiful. She could be sad, mad, or merely pondering (her pearl). Definitely a hypnotic gaze.

angie reinspired said...

thanks for giving us your lovely weather report. i can't complain too much here in sunny California either! I've used this photo for several prompts....creepy or charismatic? i say both

Trådløs said...

I could use some warmth. In the middle of winter here...

Fireblossom said...

Thx for the sunny thoughts, Kerry! I am shivering to death here!

brudberg said...

Here we finally got a real winter's day... I love myself some winter.

Toni Spencer said...

Today the high was 21F. BRRRRR. As cold as this picture. Nice prompt!

Jim said...

Another fun and fine prompt. Thank you. We are starting to warm up down here along the Texas Gulf Coast. 61F today.
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Kim Russell said...

A challenging but wonderful photo prompt, Kerry. Mine is brief like the ephemeral firefly!

Kerry O'Connor said...

I am loving these poems! each and every one is extraordinary. Thank you to all who have participated.

brudberg said...

Just read “the Aleph” by Borges... the image has to be Beatriz holding the Aleph, the point where every point in the universe coincide

Debi Swim said...

Been gone too long. Thanks for the picture prompt. Hopefully I can get back to writing. This morning (Sunday)was 0 degrees in Princeton. Brrrrrrrr.

Vivian Zems said...

Hi Kerry, London needs some of sun, pronto! I really like this prompt.

Bekkie Sanchez said...

I'm so happy to be back this year to write again with my friends! I am so pleased to see a picture prompt too I adore them! This was so much fun, thank you Toads for such fun.

I'll be around to read everyone's this week I look forward to it. The weather has been super warm here in CA making my bike rides so nice. There's been no wind either so it's perfect. Just taking my photos and writing. Glad to be joining in and see everyone.

Hugs! Bekkie

Susie Clevenger said...

Thanks for the bright warm thoughts. I'm recovering from the flu so they are so welcome.