Wing-Feather Fables: Simpletons and Fools

In today’s fable, the children are our teachers, showing us how to keep our eyes and hearts open. Won’t you come along?



First we sent our prayers on flags. We used swaths of blue and green, marked carefully with dragons, snowlions, horses, flaming jewels and mantras. We hung them in the proper order, so the wind could read our wishes, deliver our good fortune. But every breeze, capricious, just plucked at hats, ruffled leaves, and tossed the children’s kites.

Read the rest of the story here.

Photograph by Brenda Gottsabend; Story by Lisa Ahn

Read more about Wing-Feather Fables here.


Posted on August 28, 2013, in Wing-Feather Fables and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Oh my! This one is amazing in light, color, line…absolutely stunning work. Breathtaking really…

  2. Aren’t we the fools. Love this image Brenda, you find such unique shots.

  3. Wonderful image that goes so well with the story!

  4. What a beautiful colourful image!

  5. Excellent control of light. Beautiful colors. Great composition. You are an expert at seeing and creating these images.

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