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)


Thursday, January 20, 2011

A River of Stones #20 ~ Moonlight Shadows

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Night view of Port Phillip Bay from my verandah in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
A River of Stones #20 ~ Moonlight Shadows
SOOC Sunday #115

Moonlight shadows
Distilling the heat
Melting the ragged shapes and
Rough colours of
Today into

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pip said...

Beautiful... the moon echoed by the tiny lights of our life :)

EG Wow said...

Love :melting the ragged shapes and rough colours of today into yesterday." Beautiful words, Gemma!

Lynn said... it.

Gengen said...

It looks pretty shot. Happy SOOC Sunday.

Janneke said...
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Janneke said...

What a lovely pic ;o)
Love the little lights from the houses ..

Jan n Jer said...

What a bright moon...great the quote!

Jan said...

Wonderful photo of your view, just great.



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