Dreams in the Dusk

Day’s Loss, ©2013. Ink on paper. Dreams in the Dusk Dreams in the dusk, Only dreams closing the day And with the day’s close going back To the gray things, the dark things, The far, deep things of dreamland. Dreams, only dreams in the dusk, Only the old remembered pictures Of lost days when the… Continue reading Dreams in the Dusk

The Current’s Ear

The Current’s Ear, ©2013. Unique pigment print on paper. I heard it in my blood, felt you sink and vanish. Their flashlights shone like fireflies. Past the darkling dune, they watched for you after the last lone star was laid to rest and I had turned away. Sarah Figlio ©2013 The Art Of Drowning I… Continue reading The Current’s Ear

Rain and Green

I have never seen the midwest as green as it is this summer. Rain, rain, and more rainy days, and all is lush, lush, lushy. My rainy day train ride was absolutely color, color, colory. I love this ride from Chicago to southeast Michigan through the annals of American industry between the marshes and the… Continue reading Rain and Green


Crinoid necklace from one season of foraging July on Lake Michigan: tranquil, sparkling days, the full lull before August when the typical increase of rip currents in the southeast make the lake a force to be weary of. On dappled days we play in Caribbean blue water. I snorkel, foraging for crinoids, fossils and geodes—what… Continue reading Forager

Choose 2B Happy

Affirmation found while snorkeling in Harbert, Michigan Everything’s coming up roses and daffodils! Everything’s coming up sunshine and Santa Claus! Everything’s gonna be bright lights and lollipops! Sometimes the message is so clear. 49+1=happy! Just another double rainbow…that’s ummm, two pots of gold!