a terrific 3rd quarter meeting September 2016 including great conversation and wonderful food view BLOG post images … and an inspiring arts workshop see the results here … and for business meeting minutes
ART CRITIQUE meets HAIKU POETRY SLAM
image #1 California Quails in Naramata by Mary Park
blue fluff feathers attends/chicks clustered over purple/grapes sweet and round …by P.W.
soft infused light falls/on plump juicy grapes and quails/resting in the shade … by D.F.
sky colour filters down/the silver scales into rainbows/looking up at the sky … by K.B.
family of quail/colourful autumn orchard/peck on purple grapes …by M.G.
california quails/posing in naramata/chicks eating the grapes …by S.M.
image #2 Autumn Colours by Susan Mohler
vibrant playful play/of colour in strands of lead/quilted glass encased …by P.W.
abstract colourful woven glass/geometry/warming winter hues …by D.F.
yellow royal blue/beautiful strips of glass/melds into a quilt … by K.S.
colours can surprise us/we think we know about them/but all see differently … by K.B.
stained glass art in quilt/great profusion of colour/cheerfully greets the soul …by M.G.
sunset glass samples/catch autumn light in vintage /quilted glass pattern … by S.M.
image #3 Rusty by Jeannette Johannson
eyes beam astride grills/of rust.long ago power/lost abandoned quiet …by P.W.
rusty boardwalk truck/long time past its useful days/still pleasing to some … by D.F.
what stories it could tell/this rusted old hulk of colour/days,years pass quietly by … by K.B.
weathering away/rusty truck grill greets the eye/past meets present in form … by M.G.
days gone by/memories of time/regenerated with colour …by E.B.
clever design feels colours to show rust/captured the ancient authenticity …by ?1
awake strut showing/spring to life all form/ bloom/fill the hill blowing in breeze … by ?2
telegraph cove’s own/iconic rusty relic/now watercoloure … by S.M.
image #4 Reflection Foxy Lady by Marilyn Graham
narcissus sees self/in mirrored pools of water/so too the red fox … by P.W.
curious red fox/reflections of his red coat/in the cold winter …by D.F.
oh wow look at me/I’m as cute as can be/now where is my date … by K.S.
is this my true love?/alas, if it is only me I fear/ where is my foxy lady?/ where is my foxy lady …by K.B.
a sense of frustration/what was once has changed/oh for a human’s tap … by E.B.
pause for a moment/where is this companion from/I wonder from whence he came …by M.G.
he steps gingerly to the edge/tranquility in the snow … by ?1
winter fox gazing/curious about the warmth/its own reflection … by S.M.
image #5 Tree #1321 by Jessie Roland
beach silhouette, sky/of vibrant reds blues yellows/tree evokes a poem …by P.W.
colourful sky light/would make a sailor take flight/to our eyes delight … by D.F.
the last tree standing/lonely, majestic, anguish/don’t cut me as well … by K.S.
the northern lights glow/quiet silhouette stands guard/be still o giant tree … by K.B.
tall, alone I stand/ my steadfastness contrasting/with cheerful colours …by M.G.
the beauty of a new day/the grace, the strength/the wonder of the tree … by E.B.
sea to sky the cedars fly/morning to dusk can be such rush …by ?1
chakra colours lift up and beyond/enlightenment/ tree stand alone strong …by ?2
silhouettes strengthen/the generous colours/of an evening sky … by S.M.
image #6 Fishy Fish by Danielle Tyre
glassy eye aware/downward depp to safety swims/ fish of turquoise hues … by P.W.
oh he sees me now/look out he’s going to run/down in the cold depths … by D.F.
seek the cold water/the deep ocean is my home/oh radiant hues be calm … by M.G.
fishy sit likes to swish/eyes aglow say hello/ oh to dream and be seen beyond …by ?1
eye to the soul dark/to the depth below rising/hook line sinker chef …by ?2
great depths are explored/by deep and dark denizens/large all seeing eyes … by S.M.
image #7 Red Dreams by Kathleen Bolivar
sweet poppies blossom/natures fragile showoffs/ seductive centre calls …by P.W.
delicate red bloom/a heroin addict’s dream/gardener’s delight … by D.F.
a blast of colour/fondly delights the senses/ as rouge rests on black of night …by M.G.
colourful poppies/are clamouring noisily/over each other … by S.M.