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 21, 2011

Icy Drops


A moment of hail on my verandah in recent days

Watery Wednesday
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Height of Haiku Challenge
Haiku Heights #79~ Bubbles


Icy drops of hail
Like spotting silvered bubbles
Sharp melting beauty


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Haiku Heights is hosted by Leo

21 comments:

J Bar said...

Good capture.

EG Wow said...

I hope it didn't damage anything!

Cecilia Artista said...

Wow - I hope the flowers wasn´t injured!

Saras said...

Beautiful picture and nice lines describing the "Icy fall". Pleasure to place Your blog in my "BlogRoll of Honour"

poetry-diary.com said...

Lovely response to the picture - I think you have captured it here.

Kay L. Davies said...

Wow! I'll bet that was unexpected.
— K

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

Lainy said...

Nice timing for the lovely capture depicting the "icy fall".

Thanks for dropping off a comment at scottzprincess.net.

See you around!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

"silvered bubbles"

Those two words just sing!



Nibbling Bubbles

The Orange Tree said...

way too cool.

blue ocean waves said...

powerful line.

Kim, USA said...

Oh my hail scares me. That is something else. ^_^

Watery Wednesday

Biboy Ordinario said...

WOW! Hail! It's quite dangerous seeing those tiny icy pebbles falling from the sky :)

Kindly also view my entry :)
Misty River
Thanks :)

Jane said...

Wow, great capture-thankfully they are small as the larger ones can be fatal. Thanks for sharing:)

andy sewina said...

silvered bubbles - great image!

Umamaheswari said...

Like the visionary here..I admire those silver explosions :)

Nanka said...

Love this!! Never thought of silver bubbles and icy hail that melts!! Great one and very unique take of the prompt!!

Traci B said...

Beautiful! Love "silvered bubbles."

lina@happy family said...

You have a lovely veranda.
Perfectly captured :)

Karen said...

I like the hail trails!

Emille said...

Treatcherous walking on it, but it makes for great pics. Keep warm!

Merike said...

Wonderful shot.

Regards!

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