sunrise

Purple ribbons

The sun rises —

Presenting the new day as a gift

Tied up with purple ribbons.

(Dog not included… ;-))

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Subtle rose

Sometimes dawn comes creeping with its beauty

Through intricate branches like patterns of lace —

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Catching you unawares in open spaces

With its rosy fingers.

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Romance at the beach

When the dawn paints the sky

In tones of strawberry and lilac,

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There is nothing more relaxing

Than enjoying some quiet time

Down at the beach.

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The shower may be cold

But the view is delightful.

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Paws for thought

13 December is Lucia – one of my favourite times of year.

Lucia is all about children dressed in white and carrying candles

To symbolize hope and light in the darkness.

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The dawn that day didn’t disappoint either.

It blazed with light and colour,

So that dogs (and people) seemed small and humble

Under the huge lilac sky;

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And paw prints were etched across a purple

Canopy of snow – leading the eye

To that glorious sky of hope.

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Of lilac and gold

When the dawn is ablaze in lilac

And the rising sun paints the treetops gold…

The result is just breath-taking!

(I have a crazy busy week ahead of me

So won’t be around much.)

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Pink heaven

As the temperatures drop,

The colours in the sky intensify.

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When the ice reflects back

The perfection of a pink and lilac dawn,

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You know you’re lucky enough

To be enjoying a slice of heaven.

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In the pink

As the sun was rising in gorgeous pink tones,

The bare trees of November and the frosted ground

Cast beautiful reflections on the lake.

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There is so much beauty

In the minimalism of a buoy stuck in ice

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And a float to keep us anchored

In case we fly away on the dreaminess of the

Stunning pink dawn.

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Big snow, cold feet

After our huge snowfall last week, I thought it would be fun

To fight my way through snowdrifts to capture

The snow-laden clouds.

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The snow was up to my thighs.

My feet got cold as it seeped into my boots.

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The bench seemed a good place to

Contemplate the horizon

And enjoy the view.

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Cloud swirls

The world changes so rapidly.

Only last week, it was beautiful autumn

And time for swimming in clouds.

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The ripples of our actions

Have far-reaching effects,

So it’s wise to act with kindness.

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Even a misty and cloudy sunrise

Brings hope and beauty.

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Pumpkin skies

Two autumn sunrises:

One blazing across the sky as dogs frolic in the early morning;

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The other breathing serenity

In gorgeous light.

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