Towards that golden horizon

As autumn drew to a close,

Leaves fell and a heron flew across the sky.

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Ducks skimmed the water

Looking like scattering leaves

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Before flying away

To a golden horizon.

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65 responses

  1. Good reminder that horizons can always be golden – literally and metaphorically!

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    December 7, 2015 at 15:30

  2. such an amazing light!

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    December 7, 2015 at 15:35

  3. Oooooooh, amazingly gorgeous!!! πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

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    December 7, 2015 at 15:44

  4. I love the fallen leaves, they are superb. The landscapes are fantastic.

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    December 7, 2015 at 15:52

  5. You paint your world with these well-chosen words and illustrate it further with the golden photos.

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    December 7, 2015 at 16:01

  6. This is the part of auto, fall, that I truly love; the light you captured for this shot is stunning.

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    December 7, 2015 at 16:16

  7. What a magnificent way to capture the transition!!

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    December 7, 2015 at 16:29

  8. daryledelstein

    what a lovely combination of words and images

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    December 7, 2015 at 16:35

  9. Lovely!!!

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    December 7, 2015 at 17:02

  10. Mac

    ahh…Mother gives us great landscapes this time of year

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    December 7, 2015 at 18:16

  11. JM

    The colours… WOW!

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    December 7, 2015 at 18:30

  12. Especially love that last shot where they seemingly defy gravity. Birds are quite amazing! πŸ™‚

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    December 7, 2015 at 18:33

  13. Bill Dodd

    Gotta love the Fall! These are wonderful. Herons are so graceful, but only when they are flying!

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    December 7, 2015 at 19:02

  14. Stunning.

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    December 7, 2015 at 19:11

  15. Wow, some more Golden moments. I loved them earlier too πŸ™‚

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    December 7, 2015 at 19:18

  16. Fantastic view. Beautiful reflections!

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    December 7, 2015 at 20:21

  17. And the autumn like a magical decor, a flight of ducks over waters… an image of nature captured in golden light… Stunning autumn views!

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    December 7, 2015 at 20:38

  18. Hello, lovely sightings of the heron and ducks. Beautiful golden colors and images. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

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    December 7, 2015 at 21:04

  19. So beautiful and poetic! Inspiring.

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    December 7, 2015 at 21:14

  20. Wonderful lighting πŸ™‚

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    December 7, 2015 at 21:45

  21. Lovely, my husband loves this post as well. I had to share it with him. Just his style. πŸ™‚
    Carla

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    December 7, 2015 at 22:07

  22. I just want to sit there and take it all in.

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    December 7, 2015 at 22:25

  23. This is the biggest thing I miss in winter…is the golden hue to the world.

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    December 7, 2015 at 22:48

  24. Absolutely gorgeous nature shots!

    Wishing you the magic and love of the season, xox
    artmusedog and carol

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    December 8, 2015 at 00:01

  25. Beautiful golden moments.

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    December 8, 2015 at 02:58

  26. Love the wildlife, beautiful photos! Love the Martin Luther King quote, so needed at this time of year especially.

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    December 8, 2015 at 03:54

  27. Just glorious.

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    December 8, 2015 at 03:57

  28. So beautiful photos!

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    December 8, 2015 at 05:47

  29. sylviakirk

    What incredible captures!! So much beauty!! Just to realize that all we need to do to experience the wonder of nature is to open our eyes and look around us!! Thank you as always for your sharing your beautiful world through your wonderful photos!! Thank you!!!

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    December 8, 2015 at 05:54

  30. Oh how beautiful these scenes are, so tranquil and serene too! I can just sit there at the river sides and watch the changing of the colors unfold.

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    December 8, 2015 at 06:06

  31. miyahde

    Dearest Lady-fi; Gorgeous and Awesome view of Golden Horizon and reflectionβ™‘β™‘β™‘ I DO have the feeling of reminiscing and comfortable autumnβ™ͺ
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in England, xoxo Miyako*

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    December 8, 2015 at 07:36

  32. Such marvelous golden light!

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    December 8, 2015 at 08:13

  33. Beautiful series! It looks like a heavy frost. I love the soft hues.

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    December 8, 2015 at 08:41

  34. such a wonderful place πŸ™‚

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    December 8, 2015 at 09:06

  35. Autumn, as you have shown, is beautiful time of the year.

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    December 8, 2015 at 10:32

  36. The Midas touch!

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    December 8, 2015 at 10:45

  37. Nice shots – I like the movement the birds bring to the pictures.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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    December 8, 2015 at 12:09

  38. That lovely golden light is a joy to see.

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    December 8, 2015 at 12:18

  39. Indeed fantastic captures!

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    December 8, 2015 at 12:50

  40. so beautiful and warm

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    December 8, 2015 at 14:14

  41. Ron

    Fiona, what a spectacular golden moment you captured! The lighting is spectacular!

    Autumn…isn’t it faaaaaaaaabulous?

    Well done, my friend. WELL done! Have a grrrrreat day!

    X

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    December 8, 2015 at 14:36

  42. A golden horizon! Who doesn’t want to see this?
    Thanks for your visit.

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    December 8, 2015 at 14:52

  43. wonderful captures of the birds reflections

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    December 8, 2015 at 15:25

  44. Gorgeous! I love both the colours and the light.

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    December 8, 2015 at 16:29

  45. Second shot is amazing.

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    December 8, 2015 at 16:55

  46. Seems like an absolutely magnificent place. Lovely photos.

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    December 8, 2015 at 21:56

  47. Such wonderful warmth in that last photo. Water shots are ever-changing according to the seasons and the lighting.

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    December 8, 2015 at 21:58

  48. l’eleganza e la bellezza del volo degli uccelli s’intona con la meraviglia della natura

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    December 8, 2015 at 23:07

  49. Golden horizon…aptly said! So beautiful!

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    December 8, 2015 at 23:45

  50. Al

    Very pretty – I’m sure it has a totally different beauty now!

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    December 9, 2015 at 01:39

  51. Wonderful!

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    December 9, 2015 at 07:29

  52. Wow! Fantastic! You live in a golden world. Thanks for sharing.

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    December 9, 2015 at 13:41

  53. Great images with an amazing light !

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    December 9, 2015 at 14:09

  54. What a beautiful time of the year and that golden light you captured is wonderful.

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    December 9, 2015 at 19:11

  55. Amazing that you could capture those birds in flight.

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    December 9, 2015 at 20:54

  56. so gorgeous πŸ™‚

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    December 9, 2015 at 21:06

  57. A bird migration in beautiful colors !! very nice

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    December 9, 2015 at 23:17

  58. What lovely colours! πŸ™‚ Thanks.

    Greetings from London.

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    December 9, 2015 at 23:58

  59. Great photos, especially the ducks that look like fallen leaves.

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    December 11, 2015 at 09:29

  60. Amazing colour in the reflections and wonderful composition Fiona. Hope you have a fab weekend.

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    December 11, 2015 at 14:54

  61. Beautiful golden light and colors, very nice photos, love the mood and the birds

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    December 12, 2015 at 08:29

  62. I live this post. So peaceful.

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    December 12, 2015 at 10:50

  63. Totally fell in love with these scenes! Naturally wonderful

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    December 12, 2015 at 15:38

  64. Such clear waters and lovely pics πŸ™‚ Nice landscape!

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    December 12, 2015 at 17:29

  65. look at those reflections…love it πŸ™‚

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    December 13, 2015 at 04:26

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