Image Essay by Cynthia Staples
As much as I complain about the cold, I love winter’s light coming through the windows each morning.
How it shines on the walls and illuminates the most ordinary things, making them extraordinary...
...revealing fragile intricacies...
...and delicate beauty.
Currently living in Somerville, Massachusetts, she was born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Her muses are many, including nature and her family. For work and pleasure, Cynthia has been lucky enough to travel the world. Those travel experiences as an African American woman continually influence her creative work. Her writing has been published in African Voices; Creativity Portal; the Seattle Times; Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments; and other journals.
This image essay originally appeared on Cynthia's blog Words + Images.