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)


Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Taking a View

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Viewing Westernport Bay from Flinders, Mornington Peninsula
Ruby Tuesday meme

Breathing in a view
Chilled air but the moment's warm
Sweet experience

Hosted by maryt/the teach @ Work of the Poet


Leora said...

Ah, that is a nice scene - father and son(?) enjoying the view together.

Ralph said...

The days in Autumn start off cold. But as the day's sun and crisp air warms, the ruby jacket may come off. The water views are always wonderful to view in any season. A lovely view!

Perry said...

I like the feeling of this image....cold but warm & fyzzy. :-) Thanks for sharing! Here is my entry.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The snuggly gear tells me that cooler weather has come to your country!


A splash of red or a dash of blue—
Which is the color that’s just for you?

A hint of blue or a tint of red—
Which of these colors goes to your head?

Of all the colors under the sun,
Red is simply my favorite one!

© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Riot of Red

Dianne said...

breathing in the view
love that
wonderful photo

Liz - Old Raven said...

Great "on point" Haiku!

Cafe au lait said...

What a beautiful scene.

I played too. My entries are here and here.

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

...and what a beautiful scene to dream on. Love your surrounding effect on the photo too.

link to my Ruby Tuesday - my newest watercolor painting

Have a super day!!!

chubskulit said...

Beautifully captured!

Strawberry Flavored Jelly, come and have a slice.

ellen b. said...

Must be a nice view to hold this young man's interest! :0)



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View near Blackwood Park Cottages, Mole Creek

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  • Autumn is an introspective season when stray thoughts of the mind dive into the mystique of the soul - Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn is the bridesmaid of Summer and the flowergirl of Winter ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn whispers the tones of yesterday in a minor key ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Love is born / With a dark and troubled face, / When hope is dead / And in the most unlikely place; / Love is born, / Love is always born. - Michael Leunig's Christmas Song Cycle "Southern Star"
  • Spring paints the stars of heaven in Earth colours ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Summer sizzles with a sibilant hush / Broken by dreams of / Clinking ice ~ Gemma Wiseman
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  • Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. - Stanley Horowitz
  • Winter is the fire, simmering lonely in the soul ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Winter is the shadow, the etching of the seasons in the mist ~ Gemma Wiseman

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