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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Monday, May 9, 2011

Brush of Sunlight


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Some flowers still linger in Autumn by Dromana beach, Mornington Peninsula
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Mellow Yellow Monday #119
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Like a yellow brush
Like Autumn's stubborn sunlight
Like a glimpse of Spring
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10 comments:

Mariya Koleva said...

This is a very beautiful picture you have drawn. I always forget you are waiting for the winter there. And I'm so glad it's finally over.

Dianne said...

very pretty
I love how there seems to be a slight blur of motion
as if a breeze has gone by

Kay L. Davies said...

Oh, a bottlebrush tree, right? It's just beautiful. What a delicious creamy yellow! I seem to remember red ones from my 1982 visit to Queensland, could that be right or do I misremember?
Wonderful photo, Gemma.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Jemina S said...

That's a lovely flower. Don't know if I had seen one. I love the shade of yellow in that flower.

Karen said...

A lovely mellow yellow. I love banksia! A terrific shot.

Kim, USA said...

I think they love Summer like we do ^_^

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life's journey said...

That is an interesting one...Happy MYM!

Denise said...

You couldn't have picked a more perfect title for this delightful photograph. The sunlight on that lovely bloom is magical and the haiku is a splendid addition.

Genie said...

This is an absolutely stunning shot. The light on the pale yellow is beautiful.Awesome work, my friend.

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  • Autumn is the bridesmaid of Summer and the flowergirl of Winter ~ Gemma Wiseman
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