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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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Mornington Fog


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Mornington on Port Phillip Bay wrapped in winter fog
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Sensational Haiku Wednesday meme ~ Fog
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ABC Wednesday Challenge Round 8 ~ P is for Port Phillip Bay + piers

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Imagine sadness
Imagine cold loneliness
See Winter's day fog


Blurred realities
Scaffoldings of darkness
Mystical secrets
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Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A sense of loneliness about the empty piers
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ABC Wednesday Challenge Round 8 is hosted by Mrs Nesbitt

16 comments:

Kay L. Davies said...

Port Phillip + piers = perfect post for P day.
— K

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

mrsnesbitt said...

Sooooooooo atmospheric!

Thanks so much
Denise ABC Team

Sylvia K said...

Always love those foggy, mysterious captures and these are surely perfect for the P Day! Really beautiful pictures and words, Gemma!

Sylvia
ABC Team

Wanda said...

I like the imagery of "wrapped in fog" ~ nice.

vernz said...

mysterious factor is there.. just lovely.. hope you can visit back.

Roger Owen Green said...

going out on a pier before sunrise is great.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Su-sieee! Mac said...

There is something inviting about wandering around a pier in the fog, but I would make sure I was with someone. :-)

Donna said...

Gemma - An artist, poet, and photographer. Your writing speaks to me and the word "scaffoldings" a great building block for a wonderfully sound foundation and use of language. Keep them coming and thank you for sharing the experience. Moving!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I don't love fog in real life, but I love it in yours!

2sweetnsaxy said...

These are great. :-)

Stoneweaver said...

Lovely misty photos. I like the one with the tree.

Tumblewords: said...

Mysterious and misty. Such a change from summer sunlight.

beccagivens said...

Scaffoldings of darkness ... nice imagery ... lovely set of photos to pair with your take on the prompt! Well done!

sharplittlepencil said...

I love the fog, always have, and your picture of it as "scaffoldings of darkness," and "blurred realities," just lovely. Reminds me of the silent pictures and how they had that misty quality, so romantic. Thanks, Gemma! Amy
I used We Write Poems and ABC:
http://sharplittlepencil.wordpress.com/2011/05/04/precipice/

lisa said...

These are beautiful Gemma!

Jenn @ Youknow...that Blog? said...

Beautiful and eerie at the same time. Nicely done, Gemma!

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