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, April 18, 2012

White



White implies pure light
But even sweet innocence
Caresses shadows



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10 comments:

CYNOSURE said...

I'd say its a very sweet Haiku...lovely... :)

Pranita said...

How true!!! It always takes some efforts to be purely white... but maintaining it that way is what is the real challenge.. Very well written! :)

Namaste.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

And even shadows caress sweet innocence...

“Hungry Sunrise Fire & White Bird”

Grace said...

White with shadows...very lovely image ~

Mr. Walker said...

Nice juxtaposition of white and innocence!

Richard

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

ah, so true ~ well done ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

☂☆ Vållῐ ★♬ said...

simple and sweet haiku Gemma :)

susanwritesprecise said...

Very nice!

Chevrefeuille said...

What a wonderful composed haiku. Thank you for sharing this with us.

PattiKen said...

Beautiful haiku and picture. SOme say there is no such thing as pure white. It needs those shadows to show itself off.

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