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, May 23, 2012

Drift


Boats waiting round a pier at Schnapper Point, Mornington


Boats, dreams, memories
Drift on the whims of the tides
Like waiting for chance


Linking to Sensational Haiku Wednesday
Prompt - Drift

11 comments:

Genie said...

Your haiku today is so true to life. I just love it and the picture you took to accompany it is beautiful. The mountains are lovely, but I do miss the water so much. It was such a part of my life growing up. Thanks for sharing today. genie

Rebecca said...

I love seeing sailboats in a harbor...there is something peaceful in the sight.

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

...drift on the whims of the tide ~ love that line ~ great haiku ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

joanne said...

Your photo could have been taken in my neighborhood (coastal Massachusetts), and your haiku sounds like a good way to live...'go with the flow'....

Linc said...

This is very nice; such refreshing and hopeful images!

Tara Tyler said...

love hanging out at the marina!
sweet haiku!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

"drift on whims of the tides...." sigh. Lovely words, lovely vista.

Mijayami said...

I have bad childhood memories of being adrift on a sailboat but I still like your haiku :)

beccagivens said...

Love your direction for drifting ... :)
Lazy and Drifting

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

...and when the chance comes along, you grab it, right?

A Drift of Pollen

Siggi in Downeast Maine said...

Love your use of the prompt...thanks for sharing.
Peace,
Siggi in Downeast Maine

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