Milky Way

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night ride – city girl gasping at the desert sky

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©2013 Wabi Sabi

For Carpe Diem ‘milky way’

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Painting the Porch

It is mid-summer and the old woman has not seen a single raindrop in several weeks.  She tries to conjure the look, the sound, the feel of rain, but only the sun beats its rhythm all around her.  With not even a thunderstorm in the forecast, she searches the sky in vain.   As she glances west,  the evening sky splashes her with its own gift!

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summer sunset –

painting the  porch walls

hot pink

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©2013 Wabi Sabi

For Carpe Diem

‘sweeping the porch
bright prints of raindrops
followed by splashes’

Jane Reichhold

Inspiration

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 dragonfly-

catching a glimmer of sun

on the wing

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raindrops –

singing a summer tune

on the roof

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 soft breeze –

cooling, caressing

bare skin

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 a raspberry –

exploding in my mouth

sugar red juice

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a pungency –

creeping thyme on the path

crushed underfoot

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 friends –

trudging the long rocky road

carrying the lantern 

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©2013 Wabi Sabi

For Carpe Diem ‘inspiration’