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, September 28, 2011

Height of Haiku Challenge ~ Charm


Waters roll in at Rye Back Beach on Westernport Bay.

Height of Haiku Challenge
Haiku Heights #86 ~ Charm
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Watery Wednesday

Magical drama
Charm of dancing blue waters
Powers of the sea


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19 comments:

EG Wow said...

Love your haiku describing this gorgeous photo!

vivinfrance said...

good idea to link the sea with charm - but never underestimate its power!

Susie Clevenger said...

I like this a lot...beautiful pictures and words...reminds me of Grand Cayman

andy sewina said...

Magic! That's some powerful sea!

Well said!

Mama Zen said...

Beautiful!

Evelyn said...

Gemma
Beautiful shot! Beautiful waves and colour of the sea.
Have a good week, Evelyn

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Perfect and powerful for photo and haiku Gemma!
Like it a lot :)

Kim, USA said...

Awesome shot!

Watery Wednesday

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

If those waters are dancing, then it's a furious dance indeed!


WATER

Water in a drop of rain,
Water swirling down the drain;
Water clinging to the trees,
Water filling up the seas;
Water frozen, water free,
Water is the stuff for me!


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Grace said...

magical blue waters.. nice one ~

SandyCarlson said...

Charm and power--yes!

Amity said...

Very very charming words and photo...:)I could vividly see the charm and drama!

I love them Gemma!

Stoneweaver said...

Having trouble posting today - did the last one get through!?

Lovely green seaweed against the blue of the sea!

Nanka said...

Beautiful dances on the sea front Gemma!! You really have a very charming beach around your place and a great sea. Lovely cool colors!!

Judith Westerfield said...

Powerfully gorgeous picture and powerfully gorgeous haiku. I really like them

beccagivens said...

Beautiful and compelling photo and the elusiveness of its captivating charm captured effortlessly with your choice of words!!

Saras said...

Sea has always had a great impact on onlookers eyes! It is so soothing to just watch the waves racing to the shores again and again as if trying to tell us something.

Naturegirl said...

Great Haiku to go with your awesome dancing waves!

Emille said...

What a wave -excellent capture, Gemma!

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