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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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Obsession


More rain for Spring on the Mornington Peninsula

Nature's obsession
She must keep giving Spring rain
Overwhelming gift


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17 comments:

anthonynorth said...

Yes, rain can be a pain but also a gift.

Ramesh Sood said...

Beautiful...umbrella gives a lovely choice...

Grace said...

i wish we have rain intead of snow here.. nice one ~

Leo said...

oh I love rains! :) Too much can be a pain, but it is most certainly a gift to many! :D

Leo @ I Rhyme Without Reason

Nanka said...

We have finished with those wet rainy days and squelching shoes!!
This really is a gift, as our agriculture depends on Monsoon!! May it be an obsession with nature to pour those timely rains!!

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Rain as a pain and a gift - I like that :)
Have a nice Sunday Gemma!

Morning said...

nature's obsession is of the best.
love your take.

kaykuala said...

Rain is nature's blessings giving life all round.

Hank

Kay L. Davies said...

Rain is so valuable here on the desert part of the Canadian prairie, but sometimes we get more than the ground can absorb, and we get floods. Nothing so awful as what Australia got, however.

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

Judith Westerfield said...

Perfect timing, It's raining here in sunny California RIGHT THIS MINUTE.

beccagivens said...

We would welcome any form of rain!! Great Haiku ~~

Chèvrefeuille said...

This is really, in my opinion, an great autumn haiku. Rain, rain, rain, I love the rain in autumn. It awakes the nice scent of Mother Earth.

Namaste.

Cassiopeia Rises said...

Ah, yes you have spring rain and we here have autumn chill. Nicely put.


Melanie

meethimirchi said...

rains always bring joy and happiness into our lives :)

mjshorts said...

A lovely haiku.
Surprisingly we are having a fairly dry time here in the UK

Yousei Hime said...

I know that feeling of being tired of the rain, almost as soon as it begins. Yet the growth that comes from these rains brings such cheer. Personification works nicely here.

Ruchi Jain said...

it is the best gift...:)

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