marsowords is  about connecting—finding variation and resemblance—between words, images, ideas, and people.

A summary thought

Aren’t we a life-long blend of so many things we cannot fully describe?

Isn’t every person, every home, a different micro-culture?

Communicating with anyone can be a sort of cross-cultural exchange.

A lifelong question—how to find the words. To understand and be understood.
To find understanding, even outside of words.


I post as marso.


Words and images posted at marsowords, unless otherwise credited, are by me.

This blog began as a place for poetry, then grew to include images, which, unless otherwise noted, are not altered with digital software, except for cropping, grouping, some color and white balance adjustments and softening of minor distractions.

To catch what else I’m doing visually, you can also visit See Diving.

When? Why?

I have always been engaged in art, writing  and music. In pursuit of exploring possibilities, I began blogging experimentally to see where it may lead.  Your responses are welcomed feedback!!


I live in the Bay Area of California. I used to travel a lot, adapting to other cultures.  Now I rarely travel far from home.
Photography helps me enjoy what I most loved about traveling: feeling awake and aware , curious, open, unafraid.


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Copyright & Sharing notice

© Marso, marsowords, 2013-2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is  prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Marso and marsowords  with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Even when simply sharing words or images from marso, please include a note of attribution to marsowords.



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  1. Hello! Thank you for following Wandering Iris. I hope my stories entertain and inform and my photos bring you joy and wonderment. From the pictures that you posted on your blog, the countryside in Bosnia is very beautiful. To quote Mark Twain: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain. I will enjoy following your blog because I really like the photos you have posted.



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