Posts tagged “beauty

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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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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Be still, my heart!

When the sun rises

And autumn leaves catch fire,

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You can see copper flames

Reflected in the lake,

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And lemon lanterns

Lighting the way to winter.

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Nature is a masterpiece

I slowly make my way down to the lake,

Hoping to see autumn miracles.

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The early morning is moody and mysterious,

Yet I glimpse masterpieces of autumn

In the gloomy light.

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As it gets brighter, the peaceful grey sky

Makes the colours of leaves and fur pop.

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The dogs chase one another,

Oblivious of the copper and gold around them.

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When I get back to the boat that you see in the second photo,

The sun shines — leaving me with the beautiful taste

Of lemon glaze on water.

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Implausibly pink perfection

Dawn blushes

And tinges everything pink:

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As the sun rises

We enjoy a moment of rose-tinted serenity.

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The view from my new part of the lake

Is simply stunning on an early morning, don’t you think?

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Ode to a jetty

A couple of weeks ago, we got the news that our beloved jetty (where we used to live)

Had been removed because it was old and rickety.

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That was part of its charm:

We loved the way it curved and warped and bent;

The way it seemed to stretch out to infinity.

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It was a big part of the children’s childhood —

Peaceful moments under big skies;

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And it was there I enjoyed so many moments

With a best furry buddy.

RIP, dear old jetty – you will be missed!

(Luckily, I took a lot of photos of my favourite place

So there are still plenty to share with you.)

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Summer reflections

Standing on the edge of the lake,

The water as calm as a mirror,

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I spot swans

On the other side

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And a bridge floating

Among luscious green reflections.

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Misty beauty

Sunrise and it’s the autumn equinox:

The lake is still and beautiful

With rising mist in shades of pink.

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The moon admires itself in the water –

Reflecting brightly like a silver penny.

(I’ve forgotten my big camera —

But as the saying goes, “The best camera is the one you have with you.”)

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