The Maine
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Tag: penobscot bay

Landscape of Home

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist Driving Route One south from Belfast this afternoon, enjoyed the brief, wan sunlight shining on the gray winter waters of the bay and the familiar line-up of islands that I’ve recognized since childhood. Same islands in the bay that as a child I named from my grandmother’s porch.

Good Morning World

photograph by Ingrid Ellison

Dark So Early

haiku by Kristen Lindquist Lights of a barge on the black bay. Last pages of a good thriller.

North Atlantic Silver Moon Fish

photograph by David Wright shooting for @aarp_official Last week we had this tiny, beautiful silver fish come up in one of our lobster traps. It definitely isn’t native to Maine and looks to be some type of tropical fish. I haven’t sent it to any marine biologists yet but plan to do so soon. Maybe one […]

Racing The Ferry

photograph by Jim Dugan swim by Jessica Stammen and Shannon Thompson Two years ago Shannon proposed we swim from Lincolnville to Islesboro. With George in a sailboat setting our course, and Jim in a kayak for extra support we accomplished the swim on a miraculously calm morning on Penobscot Bay. In the photo above Shannon […]

6am Sky This Past Week

photography by David Wright

We All Have Our Reasons: #2013.168

photograph by Karen Hansen poem by Dave Morrison Today Normally I think of the sun as a single fiery entity but today it has broken into two million golden pieces many of which are floating on the surface of the bay. Conversely, I often think of the wind as a series of breaths, yet today […]

Cups With Charts

porcelain cups and salt cellars by Austin Smith Austin Smith is a studio potter working primarily in slip-cast porcelain. His most recent work incorporates screen-print decals of Penobscot Bay navigational charts made with lead-free ceramic ink. “The imagery is nostalgic for me…[it] reminds me of…summer time in Maine, learning how to read charts with my dad, and driving […]

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