a Photographic Journey by Meryl


whisper whine
mumble howl
forming words
feeling foul

cartwheel spin
no win

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

4 responses

  1. This is a special image. I am an avid fan of spinning, as a form of meditation (i was doing it before I was aware of the Whirling Dervishes) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sufi_whirling I think kids instinctually know spinning will center them. I loved both your explanation in the Learning To See narrative, and the witty poem above. It’s true that we live in perpetual motion, but this kind of play just brings one back back to he/she really is. Love it Meryl!

    June 4, 2012 at 12:23 pm

  2. Oops… to who he/she really is …

    June 4, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    • Such a thoughtful comment as always, Robyn…I hadn’t thought of it as a centering technique…thanks for adding yet another dimension to so much spinning around us…:)

      June 4, 2012 at 2:45 pm

      • Most welcome Meryl. Yes – another dimension – a ‘circling within the circle’ so to speak! 🙂

        June 4, 2012 at 2:51 pm

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