The Challenge Of Twitter Poetry

How do you write a poem in 140 characters or less? Actually, less than 140 characters, because I usually tie the poem to one of my images. That cuts the space down to 117. Even with a link shortener, like ow.ly, that still leaves me with only a skimpy offering of 95...

1000 Words, Instagram Showcase : June

  Grryo believes that mobile photographers/artists tell stories through the photographs/images and art that represents their families, their environment, themselves. This is important because of the level of communication that is portrayed in imaging today. We...

A Note to a Father

I had no idea how differently I would see you the first time I saw a tiny baby placed into your arms. My tiny baby. That sacred piece of my heart that was reserved just for that moment…exposed. Nothing has been the same since that whirlwind day that you turned...

The Making of Christina River Blues

Last winter with the help and support of my good friend of Jon Tehel, I drove to New York to record some songs I wrote. It had been about a decade since I wrote or recorded anything but the notion came over me like a great wave. I felt like I had something in me that...

The Storytellers Vol. 6

His book bag was full near to overflowing today. An adventure story for the shy boy. A tale of tragedy followed by triumph for the girl who had lost her Papa to cancer. Her sad eyes haunted him, and he wished he could take a share of her pain away.

The Moments We Capture by Alireza Sheshmani

  I don’t believe in perfection, there is no such thing. من به كمال اعتقاد ندارم، همچين چيزى وجود ندارد.   Emotion is all that an artist can offer their audience, and I’m no exception; for me, it is about a good feeling. احساس تمام چيزيست كه يك...

1000 Words, Instagram Showcase : May

Grryo believes that mobile photographers/artists tell stories through the photographs/images and art that represents their families, their environment, themselves. This is important because of the level of communication that is portrayed in imaging today. We want to...

The Umbrella That Traveled The World

photo by Eric Mueller If you are as frequent a visitor to Instagram as I am, there is a good chance you’ve run across a colorful rainbow umbrella in your feed over the last several months. In addition, there’s a great chance that one of those umbrellas was...