a Photographic Journey by Meryl

Letting Go

pedaling into the night
trying hard my plight
disappear grow light
let go take flight
give up the fight

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©Meryl Spiegel 2012–All rights reserved–No reproduction without permission

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10 responses

  1. This is a very powerful piece Meryl. I can feel her strong determination and will to overcome the struggle, and her desire to surrender at the same time. Amazing work! 🙂

    March 30, 2012 at 11:58 am

  2. Thanks Robyn, it’s part of my Phantoms series, a new one that I took on the Isle of Palm
    outside Charleston in February when I took my road trip down there…now I’m going to
    try to link it with my other Phantoms on my website…

    March 30, 2012 at 12:09 pm

  3. Lovely shot that works really nicely with your words. Self-portrait?

    March 31, 2012 at 1:24 pm

  4. Not literally…but perhaps figuratively…

    April 2, 2012 at 8:54 am

  5. Una foto increíble, me relaciono con el tiempo puede ser fugaces momentos de nuestras vidas.
    Muy bien, tu post.

    April 3, 2012 at 8:44 am

  6. Thank you, Carlos. Yes, life is moving faster and faster…much too fast for me…you might want to see more of this
    series I call Phantoms…there is a link beneath the image…

    April 3, 2012 at 9:36 am

    • Meryl, I saw your show on the other blog, fabulous photos, I really liked the art style. Congratulations.
      As Plato said: I know I know nothing.
      It’s good to discover a new world of art.

      April 3, 2012 at 10:12 am

      • Now Plato…I’m flattered…happy you found my work!

        April 3, 2012 at 12:25 pm

  7. Jeff E.

    Hi Meryl, I wrote a few more lines for your poem “Letting Go”. “No decisions, left or right. Coasting downhill, pulled by a kite. A storm of thoughts, both black and white. Won’t surrender yet, not quite. Not today, but tomorrow…I might.” I like these ghostly images, they are like a partially blank canvas that seems to invite speculation.

    April 20, 2012 at 3:50 am

    • recoverythrumylens

      Love it, Jeff! It’s great that it inspired you to pick up your pen.
      Quite a compliment!

      April 20, 2012 at 9:26 am

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