Posts tagged “lilac

Purple ribbons

The sun rises —

Presenting the new day as a gift

Tied up with purple ribbons.

(Dog not included… ;-))

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Deep purple

One morning in late November,

Just as the ice was forming on the lake,

The houses on the far shore were lit up like a necklace of lights.

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One in particular was ablaze —

What a glorious view it must be from those windows!

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The sun rose slowly

Turning the world into a tapestry of lilacs and pinks,

Stitched together with clouds.

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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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Lilac wonder

Autumn makes me rich

As it leaves its golden coins on the shore of the lake.

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Misty pastel pinks

Blend with lilac clouds and autumn trees.

I stand in awe and drink in the wonder.

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Into the lilac forever

It wouldn’t be summer

Without an excursion down to the lake

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And a hot air balloon

Floating away over lilac

And purple.

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Flower power

We’ve had a lot of rain this summer —

And it’s been wonderful discovering the different flowers in the garden.

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Raindrops are beautiful kisses

On the petalled lips of tulips,

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While bringing out the fragrance

Of the lilacs.

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(This post is scent with love

From me to you.)

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The Twisted Pier

Oh, the things we do to get a photo!

While I was in New Jersey, I had some fabulous photo sessions with friends.

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One was a sunset session in a (secret) location on the New Jersey shore

With a marvellous view of the Manhattan skyline and the Freedom Tower.

I may or may not have trespassed on some waste ground

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In order to capture the twisted pier

And the buildings glowing in the perfect lilac twilight.

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Swan Lake — with cloud tutus

A misty dawn

In lilac and blue;

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A swan floating

Serenely through the mist;

Swan in clouds

As dawn ends, the fog disperses

In clouds made of pink tutus.

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Swan lake – with mist

A chilly morning dawned

Bringing out the colours of the leaves

And the swans.

Misty swans

They appeared out of the mist

Like feathered ships.

Feathered ships

The sun bursting through the trees

Placed stripes of light on the swan’s neck.

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Closer and closer the swan sailed

Beautiful in the lilac dawn.

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Tiny beauties

A sure sign of spring

Are the tiny lilac beauties (wood anemones)

Blooming in the woods.

Bright petals

You can’t but help feel happy

When you see their merry heads

Nodding on the forest floor.

Purple and blue

Their petals become paper thin

In the sunlight.

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I notice a dry leaf glowing

Like a stained glass window.

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These flowers are protected in the Stockholm region

So you’re not allowed to pick them.

I’m happy about that —

As their beauty remains for all to enjoy,

Spread at our feet like a blanket of dreams.

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