AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Particles of Spring


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A horse enjoying the light of an early Spring morning at Balnarring, Mornington Peninsua
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3WW #CCVII ~ gait + nudge + ripen
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Sunlit shades ripen
Hooves test the fresh gait of Spring
Warm winds nudge the soul
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Hosted by Thom @ Three Word Wednesday

9 comments:

Thomma Lyn said...

What a lovely haiku! Happy spring. :)

Deborah said...

I love this!

Susannah said...

Beautiful, I love the picture you paint with your words.

Ramesh Sood said...

ah, so fresh and beautiful.. it nudged me out of my slumber..Thank you..

Lynn said...

There isn othing like a horse to spur the imagination. Great photo.

gautami tripathy said...

Loved the picture of the horse. Wonderful verse!

baton of time

Nimue said...

liked the haiku for 3WW !! and the pic was just perfect :)

Nanka said...

Beautiful Haiku!! Spring is in the air and in the gait of this wonderful horse.. Really nudges your imagination. Loved it.

rdl said...

Nice one!!

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