Pools of white lace
Unfurling in the summer sun –
Peonies look lovely
No matter how you see the world.
Still away in England – but back very soon!
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Of a summer sunset;
Long rays of sunlight
Lay flat on the sky
While clouds dance on golden lake –
And, finally, liquid honey
Transforms a humble thistle
Into a magnificent creature of light.
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I love gardening —
I could watch it for hours!
Or even better, photograph it…
There’s nothing better
Than flowers in full bloom,
Scenting the air
And acting as a landing pad for bees,
Or petalled beauties
Wearing pink wigs.
Thanks to all my neighbours who have such photogenic gardens!
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And Our Heart Macro!
Inside iron, you can find velvet;
Inside the hard, a soft centre –
And in the petal, there resides
The strength to hold up the sky.
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It’s been hard taking photos as the sun sets around 11 pm
And rises again at about 2.30 in the morning – and even then it’s never really dark.
Sometimes, however, you get lucky –
A cold front comes in, the fleece goes on –
And you go out to enjoy the beauty
Of a summer storm.
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Midsummer is that most Swedish of Swedish traditions:
A wonderful time spent in red cottages with outdoor loos;
Where you can take shots of yourself
Next to iconic old red buildings;
And where you dance around the midsummer pole
Wearing flowers and a silly smile.
This year was a bit of a wash-out for us –
But the rain did create a canvas of abstract beauty.
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When golden insects
Dance in the air,
And the setting sun
And a bucket on the jetty
Into objects of beauty,
Then the best thing to do
Is lean back
And try to catch the magic
With your wand (or fishing rod).
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Dazzling golden light
Dances on the lake,
While the swan
Sails majestically on ripples.
As the sun sets and twilight descends,
Lake and swan
Become a beautiful abstract.
(Summer is a gorgeous time in ‘my’ backyard!)
I’m selling these shots as prints, posters, photos, bags and cushions on my Red Bubble site. * End of shameless self-marketing*
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On the horizon,
All we can do is stand
Humbled and awed
Before the power of nature.
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On a carpet of burnished gold
Swims a swan
In the dancing light
Of a shimmering sunset.
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