a Photographic Journey by Meryl

Angel

Deep down
he lies still survives

Lift me up
stop the spiral

Choose what’s white
not black and viral

Visit PHANTOMS to see all posts in this series

to read more about Angel go to Learning to See

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

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10 responses

  1. Very good post, congratulations.
    Adiós…

    May 2, 2012 at 9:00 am

  2. Thanks as always, Carlos…

    May 2, 2012 at 9:05 am

  3. Such an intriguing image…and I love your verse above, as well as the story of how you captured this angel. Great post Meryl!

    May 2, 2012 at 2:34 pm

  4. Thanks again Robyn, enjoying it all…she’s one of my favorite Phantoms…great to get feedback…

    May 2, 2012 at 3:51 pm

  5. Ever so lovely marriage of words and image!!

    May 3, 2012 at 5:47 am

  6. Very haunting photo and words.. off to read more.. xoxo Smidge

    May 8, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    • It’s from my Phantoms series, taken in Savannah on a road trip I took in January… Been working on the series since 2010… Hope you’re not too spooked…

      May 9, 2012 at 1:48 am

  7. Julie Catherine

    This one I just had to stop and comment, because it resonates so clearly with me. I have been here, more times than I can count, and your words perfectly describe the desperation of trying to stop that downward spiral before the dark can take over. I was diagnosed with depression when I was 17, so I really relate to many of your poems and to your words, Your photo is awesome! Thank you for sharing this. ~ Julie

    September 27, 2012 at 9:31 am

    • Julie, you’ve made my day…it’s been my hope that others would relate and find strength here…it’s so difficult when that darkness descends to catch yourself before you fall and reach for your Angel…thanks so much for sharing…xomeryl

      September 27, 2012 at 10:07 am

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