Sunday, July 27, 2008

faces


salts of the sea
encrusted in wrinkles
men's faces

words by mandy smith
photo by phill deason
© 2008


in response to the faces prompt at One Single Impression

18 comments:

maekitso said...

Fabulous interpretation and image.

me ann my camera said...

Faces carved with the storms of experience mingled with safe harbors. Lovely words of recognition!

Sally's Chateau said...

Lovely blog Mandy but oh dear I've just found the Scilly webcam page ........sigh.

lissa said...

I like the thought, maybe they have stories to tell, words to share in front of open fires and open hearts

zoya gautam said...

..every life is an epic-for those who wish to read..many thanks for a lovely photo and the words that have so much to say..

Raven said...

Lovely photo. Such faces do seem to hold a host of stories.

storyteller said...

I enjoyed the photo and your haiku … reminding me of the ‘stories’ in all our faces.
Hugs and blessings,

Edward S Gault said...

A great tribute to those who brave the sea. Those faces probably do have lots of stories to tell.
Great haiku, thank you.

Pam said...

Wonderful poem and the photo is great. Having lived with "men of the sea" for a few years, I recognize the 'look' about them. Thank you.

gautami tripathy said...

So much character in those faces. Marvellous!

weed it out

karen crone said...

Returning today to comment.
To sheepishly admit that since I read this yesterday, I've had the Looking Glass's "Brandy" in my head and I am driving everyone crazy with my relentless warbling...
You sure are stickin with me!

"... and the sailor said, Brandy, your a fine girl
what a good wife you would be,
but my life, my love, and my lady
is the sea"

spacedlaw said...

And lovely faces they are, full of stories.

OneMoreBeliever said...

awesum ku and photo

tumblewords said...

Ah, how warm and thoughtful!

gardenpath said...

The look of the maine fisherman. Hard life, good stories.

teric said...

The perfect image for this wonderful poem!

Daniel J Santos said...

Beautiful post.

scatterhaiku said...

lovely. :) salts encrusted... few words providing so much backstory.