Winter doesn’t always dazzle;
Sometimes it is simply enough
To offer ribbons of light and soft colour.
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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.
One in particular was ablaze —
What a glorious view it must be from those windows!
The sun rose slowly
Turning the world into a tapestry of lilacs and pinks,
Stitched together with clouds.
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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.
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;
And paw prints were etched across a purple
Canopy of snow – leading the eye
To that glorious sky of hope.
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Autumn makes me rich
As it leaves its golden coins on the shore of the lake.
Misty pastel pinks
Blend with lilac clouds and autumn trees.
I stand in awe and drink in the wonder.
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It wouldn’t be summer
Without an excursion down to the lake
And a hot air balloon
Floating away over lilac
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It’s tulip season again — and it’s always
Lovely to bring spring inside when it’s still winter outside.
Ruby wanted to get in on the action
And provided a warm, fuzzy background for the tulips.
Now it was time to photograph Ruby,
But the tulips had other ideas and decided
To photobomb her! 😉
(Or maybe it was just me having fun with different focus points.)
Then Simmie decided it was unfair
That he wasn’t in the pictures,
So he muscled in on the action,
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Trees are like Nature’s poems
To the sky:
They take on the tint
Of a lilac dawn;
Even in the middle of winter
They surprise with sudden green
In the snow.
And deep in the woods,
I was lucky enough
To breathe in the beauty
Of abstract tree trunks
Looking like a beautiful picture.
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Call the clouds what you will:
Or pink candy floss.
They are still just as beautiful.
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A chilly morning dawned
Bringing out the colours of the leaves
And the swans.
They appeared out of the mist
Like feathered ships.
The sun bursting through the trees
Placed stripes of light on the swan’s neck.
Closer and closer the swan sailed
Beautiful in the lilac dawn.
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Canoe believe how beautiful the sky is —
With pastel swirls and the lone paddler?
Pinks and purples colour the lake,
Making the drops of water from the paddle glow like jewels.
After a while, the ripples fade,
The sky grows darker and more beautiful,
And peace returns.
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