“Some people aren't going to believe that I’m going to be a mom. Boy, will they be surprised.”
And so began the visual and poetic discovery of Pixie’s pregnancy.
Pixie is a model, someone I worked with only once before sharing with her the concept of a project of mine that involves writing on women the poetry they inspire, and then having it washed off to make room for the next inspiration. When I broached the idea of taking this concept to her pregnancy, she agreed immediately. From that moment on, she made her thoughts and feelings open to me. Zack always held that this was her project, her story, but it couldn’t have happened without his support, cooperation and encouragement.
I hope you enjoy this view of pregnancy, through poetry and images.
Dion McInnis' lifelong love of images and words permeate each of his vocations and avocations: freelance writer and photographer, university administrator, teacher, chamber board member, lay minister, public speaker and more. Author of "Listen to Life: Wisdom in Life's Stories," and "Daddin": The Verb of Being a Dad.," Dion is also cited in the media for a variety of topics, reflecting his various interests and skills. His writings have also been published in national photography magazines and AdvantEdge Magazine,a leading publication for management and leadership. Active in photography and the arts, he teaches at several venues, as well as at the University of West Bohemia in Plzen, Czech Republic during the summer.
Listen to Life: A Journal To Remember Everyday Wisdom and Beauty Published July 01, 2012
Poetry of Pregnancy...Dani Published December 12, 2010
"Show Me Who You See in Me" Published August 14, 2008
The Seeing, Not the Taking Published July 31, 2008