Liminality

Liminal: On the edge of things or between things. Marshy landscapes that are neither land or sea. A term referring to in-betweens: Liminal spaces are passageways; they help us connect one phase in our lives to another. Not quite here or there or anywhere Trudging on through a prolonged period of lassitude, down liminal passageways Passageway … More Liminality

Desire

As humans, we are in a constant state of wanting. Reaching in all directions until eventually one desire becomes stronger than others. That is when things start to set in focus. That is when you are set free.

Shokunin

The Japanese word shokunin is defined by both Japanese and Japanese-English dictionaries as ‘craftsman’ or ‘artisan,’ but such a literal description does not fully express the deeper meaning. The Japanese apprentice is taught that shokunin means not only having technical skills, but also implies an attitude and social consciousness. … The shokunin has a social obligation … More Shokunin

Ineffable

For the first time in a long while I feel the weight of silence. The suffocating, liberating weight. Everything is just bleak, but you still see in vibrant colors. All you can see are vibrant bleak colors. There is a rawness. A rawness with each breath. Inhaling stones, exhaling butterflies. Story

Textures

This week’s photo Challenge: Textures “We consume photos through our eyes, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have a tactile element, too.”