Author Archives: SIDEWAYS EIGHT

About SIDEWAYS EIGHT

Being heard, stirred, and perhaps cured by life's many hidden images and the written-spoken word.

Mirror, Mirror

We look at ourselves in thousands of stays, each from a slightly different stance, playing a million characters in hundreds of plays, finding delight within the dance. We may not even one day reveal all of our ways, or the … Continue reading

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This morning’s #womensmarch came through in so many beautiful and needed ways. It was wonderful to take part in the #peacefuldemonstration here in my beloved #biggestlittlecityintheworld . The #unity within the #masses of #people, coupled with the #love shared between … Continue reading

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Within All

Unsure if the score is tied or, if someone is leading, who it is. Unsure at which point these aspects matter to others who act as strangers, or even to those directly involved. Nevertheless, breath will continue, heartbeats will echo … Continue reading

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The one that was intended

Illusory power can feel indomitable and yet blow away in the mild breeze for its falsehood. I will neither lay claim to power or glory, and yet I will gladly share in the joy. . . . . . #photography … Continue reading

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Pounding Aquatic Catharsis

We can be cleansed or flooded, blissfully drenched or having had enough of it. The choice is ours as is the discussion as to whether or not to even discuss it. Some just trust it without even saying a word. … Continue reading

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Candlestick

Off in the distance I see your light shining boldly on the promise of expectation, and yet remaining still in the knowing the dreamers and the gazers, the creators and the adventurists will follow and behold. . . . . … Continue reading

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What’s your story?

One of the many amazing things about being an artist is getting to hear so many wonderful and empowering stories. Sometimes these stories find their way into a lighting technique or an angle of perspective, into a color choice or … Continue reading

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