Hope & Healing Through Photography and Poetic Expression

Open Heart

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~ Rumi

Have A Wonderful Weekend!

Much Love, Robyn Lee

13 responses

  1. victoriaaphotography

    Beautiful – love the red sun on the fence.

    March 3, 2012 at 1:07 AM

  2. Thanks Victoria… has been gloomy here all week and I’d saved this one for times like this.
    Sunshine beyond the fence… makes me remember to hang on to hope and remember there is light ahead if I just give myself the tools to get there!

    March 3, 2012 at 1:36 AM

  3. I love the light and the contrast between the orange and blue hues 🙂

    March 3, 2012 at 8:32 AM

    • Oh Thank you Tania. Yes – a lot of interesting contrast here. Appreciate your comment so much!

      March 3, 2012 at 11:31 AM

  4. Jill

    Lovely image. It’s nice that you can find beauty in those metaphoric barriers in your life.

    March 3, 2012 at 9:25 AM

    • Thanks Jill…always working on it! My Mom just commented on this post on my FB page and pointed out that she can visualize a “heart” symbol in this image. I did not see it… but think now she means the body of water. So two metaphors in the imagery. How interesting. A sign?? 🙂

      March 3, 2012 at 11:30 AM

  5. No – she just informed me it is a smaller heart image, outlined with tree branches, with the point (bottom of heart) down by the fence. I’m amazed!

    March 3, 2012 at 12:21 PM

    • Jill

      Yes, I can see it. Often in photography we are drawn to creating a particular shot, only later to discover there is much more going on in it than originally conceived. Upon “rereading” the image, not unlike a poem, we are able to unlock deeper meaning and metaphors than at first glance.

      March 3, 2012 at 9:57 PM

      • Yes – Jill! I get it, this has happened before. Shelter and Beyond Bars comes to mind. The Valentine’s day “pond” did not appear a heart to me either till later – and perfect for the holiday. Very interesting – and fun to contemplate. From a psyche perspective – can be cathartic too!

        March 3, 2012 at 10:02 PM

  6. Ivy

    Love the colors here — the burnt orange and blue contrasts — very nice!

    March 3, 2012 at 6:17 PM

  7. Thanks Ivy!

    March 3, 2012 at 8:27 PM

  8. Another great shot. Love the quote.

    March 3, 2012 at 9:40 PM

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