Category Archives: Cemetery

As I Wonder…

Alone in this cold and gray September morning. And in this moment I deeply surrender to the pale sunlight, the rustling leaves and the blowing wind, the wet grass that is still green and those quiet flowers. But there are … Continue reading

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In Memory (a photography project inspired by the music of Arvo Part)

I took this shot at St. James Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario. One of the sources of my inspiration for my photography is the music of Arvo Part, one of my favourite classical music composers. My inspiration for this image came from … Continue reading

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And I Simply Surrender

…there was a conscious silence that tender afternoon as I was seized by a deep longing…and I spoke to you in the silence of my heart…and then I realized that it is in not seeing you that I think of … Continue reading

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Silent, Cold and Still

…in this place of the quiet…people come and go…in remembrance…with hearts like splintered glasses and broken necklaces…mostly in tears…some with blank stares…and empty minds…it seems time does not move at all…and the stone blackened by years…it is silent, cold and … Continue reading

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Wiggling Minutes Collapse in One Episode

…the sun is out…everything is veiled in whiteness…shoe prints…tire tracks…Here I am…walking…breath by breath…interesting smoky figures coming out of my mouth and nostrils, dancing like the classical soul-liberating dance of India, as the cold wind makes an intimate pass on … Continue reading

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The Quiet Song of the Heart

…a quiet song from the heart as it blends well with the whispering song of the cold January wind…the sound is so subtle and I can hear it when I am alone and when it rains and when it’s cold … Continue reading

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Inner Knowing #6 (As I Revolve and Resurrect)

…i slowly move to a place of many beginnings and unending endings…with just a breath…that strange yet wonderful moment ever since the beginning of time… even before i came into existence…where my story revolves and resurrects…even so as my journey … Continue reading

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Visual Poetry #22 (When a Face Merges with Silence)

…there is a presence…it exudes a deep stillness…and a pure silence…this is my impression about the statue in the image above which I photographed at St. James Cemetery…I find something mystical about it…there is a presence so powerful that is … Continue reading

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Visual Poetry #20 (When a Symbol Leads to a Thoughtful Realization)

…again another remarkable find at St. James Cemetery…i quietly stood in front of that grave-marker, for perhaps fifteen minutes, trying to rationalize the meaning of the sculpted symbol…it was cold and windy…the sky washed in autumnal grey…the gradually fading pale … Continue reading

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Visual Poetry #19 (Not Only Because I have to)

…looking at these leaves of autumn takes on a more deeper meaning…they sting my heart…and photographing them is hard…because i see sadness written all over…but i have to do it…i just have to do it…and i am moved to write … Continue reading

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