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Blue Moon Glow

Blue Moon Dance Hues of blue streaming into the darkness silhouetting essential shapes swallowing the rest ….turquoise silver light…. Breathe in ice blue focus Breathe out azure waves of calm Bathe in the dance of …. blue iridescence…. Ailsa’s Travel … Continue reading

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Reflections and Longing

Doing Time Skeleton trees Slide their pale shadows Across shimmering water, Memory dimming of Swaying grasses underfoot And rustling leaves overhead. Skeleton trees – Puzzled remnants Of a valley flooded, Stubborn obstacles to boats Bleached trunks remain: Rest stops for … Continue reading

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Swan Dance: Juxtaposition (II)

Before you read my poem below, please take your time and look at the slideshow as it switches back and forth between the two swan pictures. Notice how each one makes you feel, the qualities each evokes in you. Where … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: In The Background

After sitting with this challenge for a few days, I realized I had a picture with a “double background” and a poem to go with it.  Can you figure it out?

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Morning Light

This late winter landscape is transformed by early morning light: And then it gave rise to this poem: This post is composed in response to Ailsa’s travel theme challenge “Light.”  Here is the link to her site: http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/04/26/travel-theme-light/comment-page-2/#comment-26607

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