Sunday, August 31, 2008

I spy with my..,

What big eyes you have
The better to see you with
Because I love you

Saturday, August 30, 2008

City Scapes 23

A round finial
Concrete latticed ornaments
An outdoor bedstead

Friday, August 29, 2008

Amanita 6

I’ve gathered you here
Called this meeting to order
We are the fun guys

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Lake Wanaka

Roam the rocky shore
Capture a fleeting moment
Trust my camera

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

My Space

"My Space" -Acrylic Painting.- © N. Doany
Pensive at my desk
I ponder what to write next
The white page stays blank

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Street Scene

Those days long ago
Life seemed so much simpler then
The past is peeling

Monday, August 25, 2008

City Scapes 3

Verdigris steeple
Copper shaped by craftsman's hands
An orchid hued sky

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Amanita 7

My dress, a bit frayed
My hat, a bit disheveled
So? We’re in the woods

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Polikarpovs 1

Came to revisit
These stubby weapons of war
May the dust settle

Friday, August 22, 2008


"Untitled".- Collage © Neda Doany
Is my mask on straight?
How ‘bout my body image?
It’s maid to order

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Pampas Grass

Like frost on a pane
Etchings along a roadway
Feathery landscape

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

City Scapes 5

Coral brick building
With cut-out windows and shades
Edward Hopper like

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Amanita 5

Basking in the sun
Did you put on your lotion?
No... I’m a mushroom

Monday, August 18, 2008

Dawn, Lake Wanaka

I've come to the shore
To greet the placid waters
Kneel and wash my face

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Pieces of Mind

"Pieces of Mind" Collage .-© N.Doany
Jumbled words and deeds
Images and sequences
Ours are quilted lives

Saturday, August 16, 2008


These three humble monks
Enrobed with their starched white cowls
Bid welcome to all

Friday, August 15, 2008

City Scapes 7

Martian invader
Peeking around the corner
One, two, three, you’re it

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Amanita 10

I bow to the East
In the spirit of friendship
I bow to the West

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The Puzzle Centre

Had a crooked cat
Lived in a lopsided flat
So did our neighbors

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Memory of Flight

"Memory of Flight," Collage- © N. Doany
Once, free as a bird
I soared wild through space and time
Lightly landing here

Monday, August 11, 2008

Crambe Cordifolia

Darling buds of May
Burst upon the waiting stage
To delight and charm

Sunday, August 10, 2008

City Scapes 1

A child’s set of blocks
Circles, triangles and squares
Her architectures

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Amanita 12

Little red roofed house
In the forest primeval
Anybody home?

Friday, August 8, 2008

Lake Hawea

On hot summer days
We walk on sandy beaches
Swim in cool waters

Thursday, August 7, 2008

At the Races (detail)

Detail of "At the Races," mixed media © N. Doany
Gazing into space
Yearning for your heart’s desire
Love will come through you

Wednesday, August 6, 2008


Coyly she curtsies
Ruffled yellow finery
Saucy debutante

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Tiroa Head

It’s come to a head
The coarse land meets coursing sea
We hold hands, watching

Monday, August 4, 2008

Amanita 9

Brother and sister
Walking through the wilderness
This is our playground

Sunday, August 3, 2008

de Havilland Tiger Moth

The war of the world
Never to be another
Second made a First

Saturday, August 2, 2008

The Blank Canvas

"The Blank Canvas“ Acrylic painting -© N. Doany
Artisan’s dilemma
Facing the empty canvas
What to put where, how

Friday, August 1, 2008


Perhaps we will meet
On some enchanted morning
When you need a friend