Reflections on a Photo of a White Iris

By Johanne LaRocque


Feathery… Floating…Fluttering Angel wings encasing, protecting not quite closing over Gaping… Yawning…Mouth Spilling precious sacred secrets Into the night from deep inside

Reflecting roots grounded in earths of generations past

Strengthened and nurtured By timeless gardeners’ love affairs With ancestor flowers To bring this one here, now To joy’s full bloom […]


Iris by Alma Sanbern

Alma Sanbern is a studio artist in Centennial CO who also teaches workshops to adults and children. She is a dream worker and energy healer, Reiki master/teacher. She says, “I love to capture the effects of light on objects, natural and otherwise. That is mesmerizing to me.” You can find […]


Years ago my husband and I converted our front lawn into raised flower beds and planted flowers that wouldn’t require as much water in our dry climate as the Kentucky Bluegrass that had been there. I planted peonies because I’d fallen in love with the ones I’d seen blooming in the cemetery in Pipestone, Minnesota. […]