Skywatch

Before the melt

Guess what? The ice has melted!

But only a few days ago, it lay thick

Under a blanket of fluffy clouds.

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Ruby loves jumping on stuff and posing —

And I love taking snaps of her when she does.

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For more cloudy or clear skies, please go to: Skywatch.


De-light

It’s still very cold in the mornings and evenings (below zero) —

But oh, what a joy it is

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To see the light returning in shades of orange

And lilac.

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Feeling blue

The snow is gradually melting away —

But only last week, it lay thick in the fields

Below a blue canopy of silk.

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Spring: Viking-style

Afternoon sunset

Finds us enjoying the cold.

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The setting sun

Brings lilac with it

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And tones of

Frozen gold.

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Dragon skies

A fiery dragon

Swept across the sky —

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Leaving behind

A purple haze.

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Veils of fog

Fog – a majestic backdrop

For a red dog (or two);

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Fog – veiling landscape

And sky;

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Fog – settling on the ground

Like a silken scarf.

Fog.

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For more beautiful skies – with or without fog – please visit: Skywatch.


Pink popcorn skies

The path leads through

Snowy beauty —

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All the way

To pink popcorn cloud skies.

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For more colourful skies, please visit: Skywatch.


Golden veils

In between the snowfalls,

A hiatus of freezing fog:

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Golden veils fall over the landscape —

Bringing peace, silence and beauty.

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For more golden skies, please visit: Skywatch.


Romancing the city

Early morning dawn:

I take out my mobile phone as I sit in a car and capture

The romance of the sky over Stockholm.

(I like the way the car window frames the cityscape.)

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On the way home from work,

Lilac and pink clouds

Bid the sun farewell at sunset.

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For more great skies, please visit: Skywatch.


Once in a blue moon

I wasn’t expecting to see the blue moon

At about half-past three in the afternoon.

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But there it was – gracing the winter sunset;

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Rising like a balloon

And being released into the sky by the trees.

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