I am photographer, love photographing animals, nature, sports, and aerials, This is a new career for me for about 7 years now. I currently am single. Was living in Hawaii for the past 3 years just move to the midwest for awhile. now living in Honolulu, HI. Can't seem to stay away from the ocean very long. Currently I am writing a book about Hawaiian Monk Seals.
I have loved in life and I have been loved.
I have drunk the bowl of poison from the hands of love as nectar,
and have been raised above life's joy.
My heart aflame with love,
set afire every heart that came in touch with it.
My heart hath been broken and again made whole;
My heart hath been wounded and healed again;
A thousand deaths my heart died, and
thanks be to Love, it liveth yet.
I went through Hell and saw there love's raging fire, and I
entered Heaven illuminated with the light of love.
I wept in love and made all weep with me;
I mourned a love and pierced the hearts of men;
And when my fiery glance fell on the rocks,
the rocks burst forth as volcanoes;
The whole world sank in the flood caused by my one tear;
with my deep sigh the earth trembled, and when I cried out loud
the name of my Beloved,
I shook the throne of God in heaven.
I bowed my head in humility,
and on my knees I begged of Love:
"Disclose to me, I pray thee, O Love, thy secret."
She took me gently by my arms and lifted me above the earth,
and spoke softly in my ear:
"My dear One, thou thyself art love, art lover and thyself art the
beloved whom thou has adored."
Wow, Tom, an ex-Marine! You just went waaaay up in my esteem. thanks sooo much for your service to our country. I now know what a Marines life is like (basically) and I am sure it was even harder when you were there. My son has done one tour in Fallujah, Iraq and will be going to Afghanistan come May. sigh. I HATE war. Am opposed to it on principle, but have some conflicting thoughts too. Peace only comes if everyone wants it. But, I won't use this space to discuss such
a serious topic. I sincerely wish you every wonderful thing life has to offer!!! Namaste with a bow and a curtsey. grin.
Hey Tom, just got your email about your website so went to visit. Really nice shots there! I especially enjoyed the animals. That up close shot of the male lion was pretty kewl. And I love the Hawaiin shots as well. LOVE sunset and sunrise pics. But loved some of the coves you captured as well. My son is in Hawaii right now. He is a United States Marine stationed there. He will be going to Afghanistan in May. thanks for the news and the views. Love and hugs, Jann