“weaving oneself’s cocoon until the lover’s return” “As her lover left for the sea her soul ached more then she could take the world seemed to wither and die color seeped out of everything time still moved on slowly, dragging from her heart a cocoon she began to weave a sort of death, a suspension from living wrapping herself inside of their memories to hide away from the feelings, the loneliness, the emptiness and on the day of her lover’s return she’ll rise out… Read more »

“this sea of my longing“ “call the navy back for i have created a new ocean from the tears i shed waiting on your return surrounded by this sea of my longing perhaps it will carry you home to me”   Soon my husband will be on deployment again and lately i have been thinking about the loneliness that comes during it. i love him so much and knowing there will be months without him always hurts to think about… Read more »

“when wishes fall into place” So here we are. MY BIGGEST ANNOUNCEMENT YET! I am PREGNANT! After three years of trying and trying, of NOTHING happening, after one miscarriage, countless tears and heartache, of shying away from anyone who had a growing belly, after being told to stop trying so I can focus on treating my depression it finally came to be. At first I was in shock. (and may still be) Then I just knew it wouldn’t last. But… Read more »

“the fault in chasing paper”   Here I find myself at a bit of a crossroads. However, I put myself here and I put myself here on purpose this time. As you know or may not know “starving artist” is a common term and sometimes pretty accurate in describing how hard it is to make a living as an artist. I majored in photography quite a while ago. Graduation happened and real life came in with no hesitation and about as… Read more »

 “immersed beyond words” Immersed Sound becomes silence, the air becomes still Characters become familiar acquaintances It seems the world I know vanished No more am I, who I am I am now immersed. How far, how far do I go? The line between reality and fantasy has become unclear I have indeed reached a place, a place I longed for It is a place I cannot leave, I will not leave The pages flow with ease One more, just one… Read more »

“a change from within” last night, i was fortunate to exhibit my work in the oceanside artwalk in oceanside,ca.  it was my first time showing in california and it was a wonderful night! i also want to thank everyone who came out to the artwalk! at the event i revealed two new pieces, this piece titled, “a change from within” being one of them. both pieces are very different but are along the same theme…MAKING CHANGES.  with my health issues and… Read more »

the journey series, robins spalding photography

“finding the light again” from the journey series the path gets steep, and hard to follow. its hard to breath and keep moving. she sees the light again but it is so far away and so high. she must keep going on but the weight of things makes her heavy. makes her slow down and each step is a struggle to continue. how easy it would be to lay down here and sleep forever. but time is still moving so… Read more »