Posts tagged “leaves

Autumn critters

I love the soft, misty feel of autumn —

Especially when a deer family decides to rest in the fields as I take my photo!

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The temperatures are still quite mild

And Simmie loves nothing more than swimming in the lake.

This is his face when I ask him to come out. (That’s right – he doesn’t want to!)

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As for Ruby,

She is content just catching leaves.

Ruby

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Let the joy flood in

Perhaps it’s just an ordinary leaf —

Dried up and ready to be thrown away.

But then again, perhaps not.

It’s a golden feather

And a dazzling heart.

After all, the holes are there to let the joy

And the light flood in.

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And joining up with Skywatch too.


The jewels of autumn

Living near a new part of the lake

Gives wide views from stony cliffs.

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Ruby glows among the autumn leaves

As she jumps up on a big rock that is more than 2 metres high.

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Simmie prefers to camouflage himself

Among the yellow lanterns of leaves.

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A leaf shines

Like a ruby;

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And the brilliance of a fallen leaf

Reflects onto rock like molten gold.

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Dancing on the edge

I have lots more photos from Portugal to share with you —

But I thought I’d take a break this week

And show you the beauty of raindrops

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Dancing on the edge of

Beautiful green leaves (some would say weeds).

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These shots remind me of a lovely Tagore quote:

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

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Enjoying my greens

Early summer is

A symphony of green and wildlife:

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The green is

Sometimes luminous and startling,

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Sometimes like dewy

Emerald fireworks,

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And sometimes abstract paintings

In the rain.

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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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Living in a Japanese painting

Autumn has been and gone over here —

But I’m reliving some of the leafy beauty still.

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One morning, I passed the local kindergarden

And noticed the maple leaves glowing

In the pink sunrise. They were stunning.

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Hiking out into the countryside

A lovely pastoral scene unfolded,

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Making me feel as if I were living

Inside a Japanese silk painting.

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Autumn, leaving

Autumn is all about change and leaving

In flamboyant style.

Red

This is Ruby, as red as the leaves on the trees.

She has left us temporarily.

Ruby

Why? Because she is expecting

Puppies any day now.

Can you see her round tummy?

Ruby pregnant

I’ll miss her sorely

But my young goofball Simmie

Teaches me that there is a lot to be happy about.

Simmie

I go with the flow

And try to remain young at heart.

Picture of me playing in leaves taken by my daughter.

Me

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The brightness of autumn

Every year, I fall (get the pun?)

For the colours of autumn:

Golden

From green and gold

And flaming red;

Flaming red

To the abstract

Swirls of burning colours.

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And, of course, the shining canopy

Of leaves makes a lovely background

For a chilly October swim.

Swim

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Autumn joy

Autumn is a time

Of flamboyance;

Flamboyant

When anything is possible —

Like flaming leaves glowing in the light of the rising sun

On an outdoor barbecue.

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And, of course, it’s a time

For play in the autumn leaves

(This is Ruby.)

Autumn joy

And the exuberance of a swim

Amid the autumn joy.

(This is my goofball, Simmie.)

Joy

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