Dragon in the sky

How glorious a greeting

The sky gives gives

When a dragon of clouds

Sweeps in to breathe light

And colour into the world.

And on the day of the Spring Equinox,

The light declares: I’m back!

For more lit-up skies, please visit: Skywatch.

93 responses

  1. Very Captivating, LadyFi:)

    March 22, 2012 at 11:53

  2. Such beautiful light and colors. Wonderful dragon, LadyFi. :)

    March 22, 2012 at 11:57

  3. Wonderful dragon skies with just a touch of mystery … delightful Fi.

    March 22, 2012 at 12:10

  4. Hi there – did you notice how similar the colours in our two posts are! Same world – different sky!

    SM

    March 22, 2012 at 12:18

    • I know – amazing, isn’t it?

      March 22, 2012 at 12:26

  5. rebecca

    I love the combination of colors in the first shot.

    March 22, 2012 at 12:32

  6. jbcuvelier

    And who said dragons are not friendly?
    Beautiful.

    March 22, 2012 at 12:47

  7. Wonderful skies/colours

    March 22, 2012 at 13:10

  8. Gorgeous skies.

    March 22, 2012 at 13:30

  9. Very different style photography. Amazing shot.

    March 22, 2012 at 13:33

  10. Glorious colours in that sky. And a fine declaration.

    March 22, 2012 at 13:36

  11. “”I’ m Back!”” I like that.

    Lovely. Everything you capture in the world is lovely, Lady Fil Xx

    March 22, 2012 at 13:53

  12. ‘Dragon of the Sky’ is a wonderful word picture, and your photos are exquisite. You’ve captured beautiful color in the sky.

    March 22, 2012 at 13:57

  13. Magical dragons in the sky and beautiful reflection on the water.

    March 22, 2012 at 13:58

  14. Spectacular, I really love purply skies, purply skies reflected is even better.

    March 22, 2012 at 14:15

  15. What a grand image and words! I am truly overwhelmed by its glory.

    March 22, 2012 at 14:23

  16. Beautiful!

    March 22, 2012 at 14:41

  17. You have such beautiful views! Morning fog has been gorgeous here.

    March 22, 2012 at 14:53

  18. Spectacular!!

    March 22, 2012 at 14:57

  19. A nice welcome to the colorful sky again.

    March 22, 2012 at 15:01

  20. Pat

    What a gorgeous spring sunrise you have captured. A wonderful sequence of shots!

    March 22, 2012 at 15:01

  21. Stunning, and why do you always have such beautiful skies?

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

    March 22, 2012 at 15:31

    • We have had grey skies for ages! Luckily, this one snuck in…

      March 22, 2012 at 15:34

  22. Absolutely gorgeous skies with a creative analogy! This is very much a friendly and gentle dragon in your world. :)

    March 22, 2012 at 15:52

  23. Congratulations on this exquisite work and bring the beauty of nature before our eyes. Wonderful light and delicate with soft colors, the sky is spectacular. Greetings.

    March 22, 2012 at 16:17

  24. swoop in dragon and paint my sky with your breath…lovely colors you got above you there….

    March 22, 2012 at 16:26

  25. Wonderful colours in the clouds!! I kept scrolling back and forth, and simply could not choose a favourite…

    March 22, 2012 at 16:39

  26. Sunlight and colour are back in the world – so good to see!

    March 22, 2012 at 16:42

  27. TexWisGirl

    perfect poetry!

    March 22, 2012 at 16:44

  28. How beautiful – and such gorgeous colors!

    March 22, 2012 at 17:16

  29. awesome!!!!!

    March 22, 2012 at 17:29

  30. Those are very beautiful skies.

    March 22, 2012 at 17:51

  31. It does look dragonesque! (Isn’t that a great word — dragonesque! I love it.)

    March 22, 2012 at 18:01

  32. jeevanchennai

    Amazing captured! Well observed

    http://jeevansworld.blogspot.in

    March 22, 2012 at 18:15

  33. very pretty! Yes very dragonlike..I love the sunset colors:)

    March 22, 2012 at 18:32

  34. Great post! Lovely colours!
    They makes the sky so gorgeous!

    March 22, 2012 at 18:43

  35. What fabulous images for Skywatch this week.

    March 22, 2012 at 18:58

  36. Bob

    Red is the colour, beautiful skyscapes.

    March 22, 2012 at 21:12

  37. What lovely pictures, the colours are amazing….you are a very good photographer….

    March 22, 2012 at 21:19

  38. Amazingly colourful and luminous skies! Lovely.

    March 22, 2012 at 21:22

  39. sandy

    I am so glad you were there to capture the dragon. I think she just dropped down for a drink of water.

    March 22, 2012 at 21:29

  40. Wonderful shots LadyFi!!! The colors are magnificent!!!

    March 22, 2012 at 21:49

  41. Lovely words and post, Lady Fi! I am always amazed at your photos. The sky is gorgeous and you captured it beautifully.

    March 22, 2012 at 22:02

  42. More like a fiery phoenix. ;)
    Yay, spring is finally back!

    March 22, 2012 at 22:03


  43. · You asked about a fun…
    Have a look, please: http://www.duke.edu/~cwcook/trees/sami8.html
    for example. It is a kind of palmetto.
    Thanks for your great interest

    · Hugs

    CR & LMA
    ________________________________
    ·

    March 22, 2012 at 22:59

  44. Absolutely glorious captures Fi – I bet you were transfixed for quite a while watching these changes. Thanks for sharing these rich colours and formations.

    March 22, 2012 at 23:11

  45. The colors in these are absolutely amazing!
    What a gorgeous series!!

    March 22, 2012 at 23:14

  46. Beautiful clouds- nice shots!

    March 23, 2012 at 00:25

  47. Oh My Heart… That is AWESOME… Your words are perfect to go with the photos… Incredible!!!! Thanks.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

    March 23, 2012 at 00:42

  48. Al

    Lovely shots! I enjoy knowing that the days are now longer than the nights.

    March 23, 2012 at 00:47

  49. Oh, thank goodness! I’d be so distracted by your lake and the light, Fi – I’d have to pitch a tent, and you could bring me tea and scones. I do see the Dragon, but he seems benevolent.

    March 23, 2012 at 00:50

    • I’ve always thought of dragons as kind and lucky creatures…

      March 23, 2012 at 05:33

  50. onceupona

    Beautiful clouds. Beautiful pictures. Lovely as always. -Danette

    March 23, 2012 at 01:01

  51. The first picture really has the feel of dragon hiding in the cloud… :P

    March 23, 2012 at 02:45

  52. You live in heaven.

    March 23, 2012 at 02:53

  53. Glad to be back with a working computer to see the beauty that you always share Lady Fi.

    March 23, 2012 at 03:51

  54. fivereflections

    oh how i love these images –

    David in Maine USA

    March 23, 2012 at 05:36

  55. Lovely sky colors to welcome Spring!

    March 23, 2012 at 05:36

  56. Jim

    Very beautiful skies.

    March 23, 2012 at 05:55

  57. Gorgeous sky.

    March 23, 2012 at 07:02

  58. Spring Dragon is back with good luck! You proved it marvelously by your photos, ladyfi! I think people have seen dragons in the creation by created by vapors, winds, light, and other natural elements from the ancient times.

    March 23, 2012 at 08:18

  59. Nice sunrise/sunset photos Fi. It certainly brightens up the sky – Dave

    March 23, 2012 at 08:43

  60. what great pics! love the colors :)

    March 23, 2012 at 09:15

  61. You re-invent yourself time and again.
    This new style of photography is indeed captivating:
    soft and dreamlike.

    March 23, 2012 at 09:19

  62. Wonderful light and colours! Absolutely beautiful.

    March 23, 2012 at 09:24

  63. Du skriver att svenska är din andra språk, så jag föredra skriva på svenska… det är min andra språk också efter polska ;)
    I am usel in english…

    Underbar blogg med fantastiska bilder!!!
    Undrar hur du hittade mig?

    Jag gillar din blogg och återkommer här gärna.
    Hälsningar Halina

    March 23, 2012 at 09:58

  64. Linda

    Wonderful skies – the colors are amazing!

    March 23, 2012 at 10:51

  65. What a beautiful sky you have captured.
    Happy skywatching and a great weekend :-)

    March 23, 2012 at 10:59

  66. Very beautiful photos! Thesky at the Spring Equinox is very attractive. BTW, I uploaded my thumb nail photo in Skywatch Friday too.

    March 23, 2012 at 11:33

  67. The Fog!!!!!!!!!
    I love it, faded an colourful in the same time!!!!

    March 23, 2012 at 11:57

  68. serlinetay

    Amazing sky and color! Have a great weekend!

    March 23, 2012 at 12:16

  69. What marvelous images!

    «Louis» thanks you for visiting San Francisco Bay Daily Photo.

    March 23, 2012 at 13:41

  70. You manage to capture the immenseness of the skies. Breathtakingly stunning. And again, your thoughts mesh with the images so very well.

    I must say, it looks rather cold over there. We’ve been caught in a warm pattern here – no real winter for the first time in memory. We’ve been in the mid 70’s (mid 20’s on your scale) for the past month. Hardly March weather for these parts.

    Happy Equinox! We all are on the same light to dark ratio for one day, now you get to have more light than we do for the next six months as we are not as far north…

    March 23, 2012 at 14:18

  71. The location is having amazing Sunlight for camera lens. Thanks for sharing.

    March 23, 2012 at 14:22

  72. Halcyon

    Wow! That’s just fantastic. :)

    March 23, 2012 at 14:36

  73. Awesome skies and colors! And I found a way to comment — at last! Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

    March 23, 2012 at 14:57

    • Hurray! So sorry that WP is causing you so much hassle…

      March 23, 2012 at 15:04

  74. Heavenly! In all senses of the word…..your own Paradise!

    March 23, 2012 at 15:39

  75. Amy

    Absolutely stunning sky shots Fi….and I love how you know how to creatively describe each photo…wonderful!

    March 23, 2012 at 16:11

  76. Absolutely gorgeous photos, my friend! What a beautiful post!

    March 23, 2012 at 19:44

  77. Beautiful scenes.

    Regards and best wishes

    March 23, 2012 at 19:54

  78. Oh so beautiful!

    March 23, 2012 at 20:12

  79. Eventyrlig vakre bilder!

    March 23, 2012 at 20:44

  80. Stunning and gorgeous photos!! =) I love your words alongside also!
    I’m not sure.. men forstår du norsk? ;) Om jeg kan kommentere på norsk?

    Lovely Spring to you! :)

    March 23, 2012 at 23:20

  81. lovely colors and verse…very dramatic pink sky…I like the creative image as well as the creative text for Dragon in the sky.

    March 24, 2012 at 01:15

  82. Stunning!

    March 24, 2012 at 11:26

  83. I guess the Lord of the skies was excited!

    March 24, 2012 at 16:13

  84. ds

    Perfect for this year of the Dragon! Gorgeous words and photos. Thank you.

    March 24, 2012 at 17:45

  85. breathtaking photos, wonderful colors and skies, beautiful photography

    March 25, 2012 at 13:39

  86. Happy spring! The sky and water are wonderful. Thanks for visiting my sky.

    March 26, 2012 at 18:59

  87. Beautiful photos, but I love your narration even more!

    March 27, 2012 at 04:17

  88. Anonymous

    I did a painting recently which I feel may now have a name! Beautiful skies!

    March 27, 2012 at 08:59

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