Photo Friday …Downtown, prompted me to post a small gallery of downtown scenes, and a sonnet (of course).
Gaslights flickered, revealing the raindrop-slicked, uneven cobblestones of the darkening Geneva street. Quickening her pace, an uneasy sense of foreboding seeped over her, like a drop of red wine on a white cloth; wetting, inexorably spreading, slowly penetrating the pristine fabric. The solitary sound… Continue Reading “All We Like Sheep…”
Arriving early at the cafe to claim ‘their’ table, she ordered the ‘usual’ fondue and carafe, and nervously tried to temper her unrealistic expectations, even though he’d agreed to see her. A decade ago when she fled Geneva, slinking from their pension into the… Continue Reading “Reunion”
The Mediterranean Sea glistened in the early morning sun, as our flight from Geneva tipped its wing low in preparation for our approach to Nice. Later, when this photograph was taken, we were perched on our terrace at the hilltop, Eze Village, viewing the… Continue Reading “Photo Friday: Body of Water”
This photo was taken from our balcony at the l’Hotel de la Paix one gray morning in Geneva, at the peak of rush hour. Not even the din rising from the city’s traffic-clogged arteries could diminish the impact of the Cathedral steeple in the… Continue Reading “Photo Friday: Metropolis”
I am posting this response to the Weekly Photo Challenge from a few weeks ago. Yes, it is late for the challenge. The reason it is late is because I had so many lovely images from which to choose I took an inordinate amount… Continue Reading “2012 Photo Review”
This photo pair was taken last Spring, on my balcony at l’Hôtel De La Paix in Geneva, Switzerland. Having always been fascinated by light and shadows,this most beautiful moment was captured; as long rays of morning sunlight shone through the beautifully simple, but stunning,… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry”