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using an Epson PhotoPC-500 digital camera
Location: Bliss Woods near Aurora, Illinois
October 19, 1998
Photographs and text by Alan Harris. All rights reserved.
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Other Photographic and Literary Works by Alan Harris
Quality - 11 Glimpses
Poetic aphorisms and photos which suggest
or describe quality, but never define it.
Framed Nature Photos
A virtual gallery containing 24 forest and sky
photos complete with frames and titles.
Blends of two photographs for
a deepened visual sensation.
Reflections of mind and sun on the potentialities of an
Trees without Talk
Old trees near the Fox River in Illinois speak their own
language of life and light in these captionless photographs.
Angels of the Sunset - For Those with Open Hearts
Poem and photos offering suggestions of angelic presences at sunset
Peace - Its Inner Hiding Places
Photographic essay captured in an Illinois forest in September
Bunga Rucka: A Chant
A "chant from underneath" with photographs of canyons
Thoughts Along a Winter's Walk
Photographs of a winter forest
combined with philosophical musings.
More than 200 poems that look within, without,
and every which way
Stories and Essays
Meditations, meanderings, and yarns with undertones
of seriousness and overtones of humor
Thinker's Daily Ponderable
A daily dose of intriguing and/or humorous observations,
with free e-mail subscriptions offered.
Out-of-the-ordinary poetic probings into the
spirit of this potent holiday
Heartplace - Journeys through the Center
Launched in 1999, this growing literary site publishes writings,
mostly poetry, submitted by authors from many parts of the world.
Garden of Grasses: Literary Unveilings
Over a hundred previously unpublished poems, essays,
and short stories submitted by talented writers since 1996