Posts tagged “sunrise

Into the beyond

One of my favourite early morning sights

Was the old jetty

Stretching into the beyond.

(I’m away all weekend so won’t be able to visit your blogs.)

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Ruby on a rock

The dawn glowed apricot

And the moon hung gloriously golden in the sky.

Ruby loves jumping up onto rocks —

The higher the better.

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Photo taken with my iPhone.

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Rolling clouds

The lull between big snow storms

Is painted in clouds of purple

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And blue that roll over the landscape

As the sun slowly rises to say hello.

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And, of course, my poser Ruby

Looks good in that early morning light.

(Meanwhile, Simmie just prefers to run around 

In circles enjoying the snow! :-))

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Ducks ahoy

It’s not often you get to enjoy

The Manhattan skyline with ducks (and a big cruise ship).

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If you get up before the crack of dawn,

And drive to the New Jersey shoreline

(These shots are taken from Hoboken),

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You may be lucky enough

To enjoy the gold of the rising sun

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As ducks wheels in the sky

Over wooden pilings

Before honking farewell

As they fly away.

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Transformative

Mist has magical powers:

It can transform ordinary objects

(Here a crane on the jetty in Ericeira, Portugal)

Into classic suspense movie shots.

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It turns a sunrise

Into a moment of purple-tinged drama —

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And if it lingers all day,

A misty sunset can turn

Landscapes into paintings.

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Dawn’s blush

Have you ever wondered what a large city

Looks like before the sun is up?

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I arrived at Hoboken Park at 5 in the morning

During my visit to New York

To bring you the answer:

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The blush of dawn

Makes everything look beautiful.

(That’s the George Washington Bridge you can see.)

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Blue serenity

It was one of those glorious mornings

Where a blue dawn lay waiting behind the mist;

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Ducks floating on a lake of velvet

Lifted the spirits;

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And the whole world breathed

In and out –

Speaking of blue serenity.

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The language of trees

Trees are like Nature’s poems

To the sky:

They take on the tint

Of a lilac dawn;

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Even in the middle of winter

They surprise with sudden green

In the snow.

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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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Golden wonder

The early winter light

Is all about long, warm shadows;

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It’s about painting frozen trees

With golden lace

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And transforming the sky

Into a wonder of pink and gold.

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Christmas swimming

It was a cold Christmas morning

And the reeds caught fire in the rising sun.

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As the sky spread its golden glow,

Simmie broke through the ice for a refreshing swim.

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