Tuesday, July 8, 2008


With kaleidoscope eyes,
and faerie's wings,
we slipped between
its satin sheets

Flipping like mermaids
in our deep


I also wanted to thank Vesper and Billy for honoring me with the Arte y Pico award. Both are beautiful writers whose blogs are peaceful shelters in a sometimes stormy day.

I would honor five other bloggers, but in all honesty, most of my selections have been similarly awarded.

Thanks, guys!!


Jaye Wells said...

This is charming, Sarah. Congrats of the honor.

Anonymous said...

Awwww Sarah. Lovely, reminds me of Cicely Mary Barker's Flower fairies; and, congratulations!

Anonymous said...

Yay! A cool macro shot!

Very tasty. And touched by the afternoon sunlight.

The deeper those fantasy-like times reach, the rarer.

Sheri Perl-Oshins said...

Congratulations on your award!

That is awesome.

And I really loved your poem.

Sarah Hina said...

Thanks, Jaye...I probably should have passed it on.

Ruth, we have some of those books. My daughter likes them. :) Definitely the fairy perspective in this one. Thank you!

True, Jason. I came upon this little guy at exactly the right moment. The next afternoon, he was gone.

I think lawn mowers must be a fairy's worst nightmare...maybe bees, too. ;)

Thanks, Sheri! And good to see you again. :) This poem was childlike in its simplicity, and fun to write.

Sheri Perl-Oshins said...

Yeah, sorry I've been out of sight for a while... summer just really cuts into my writing/blogging time!!! But I still love it. Love the sunny warmth, the easy schedules, the no-loads-of-school-papers littering my counters, and, of course, having my girls home.

Steve H said...


Aine said...

Flipping like mermaids in our deep, indeed! You've captured the perspective of a faerie.

I love imagining the possibilities of such a perspective.


Sarah Hina said...

I understand, Sheri. And I'm still feeling guilty about never writing you back. Things have gotten away from me...but that's a shabby excuse.

I'm loving this summer, too. And I'll be sure to stop by your blog to catch up with you. :)

Thanks, Hotwire!

Yes, Aine...this one was very whimsical to write. :)

The photo could have been better (oh, Photoshop, how you are already stealing my precious time ;)), but I loved how the folds of the mushroom also spoke of the sea.

Barbara Martin said...

Lovely poetry and the photo.

Sheri Perl-Oshins said...

Honestly Sarah, I couldn't remember who last emailed whom,(who, whom... I can never remember that grammar rule for some reason...) Anyway, do not give it a second thought!

Sarah Hina said...

Thank you, Barbara. I appreciate your coming by!

Thanks, Sheri, but it was me. I'm going to your blog now...

And your "whom" was just right. ;)

Charles Gramlich said...

Amazing. How did you get that pic? I has such an architectural structure.

Sarah Hina said...

On my belly, Charles, that's how. ;) Luckily for me, it had a long stem.

It is impossible to match the pureness of nature's beauty.

Thanks for coming by!

Vesper said...

Beautiful poem! And I absolutely love the picture - I adore mushrooms of any kind and in any form! :-)

... just another example of why you deserve so much the Peak of Art award... :-)

Sameera Ansari said...

Beautiful verse to go with an awesome picture,or is it the other way around? :)

Thanks for dropping by dear.Blogrolled you as I intend to keep visiting!