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)


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

C is for Clock

Clock at Melbourne Central

Clock for all seasons
Some time hangs in the balance
Some time for living

Linking to:
ABC Wednesday Round 11


Kate said...

This is an excellent choice for the day. Clear photo and always love your haikus. Kate, ABC team member

Roger Owen Green said...

a timely selection
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

photowannabe said...

ooo, I really like this post. Great shots of the Clock.

Lynette Killam said...

Wonderful shots, Gemma. I have a passion for clocks. And of course, a
lovely haiku that brings it all together...:)

Leslie: said...

Great photos and love the poem!

abcw team

Marja said...

A beautiful clock that is. Time is a strange thing. When you have a good time it goes to fast and when things are not good it goes to slow

carol l mckenna said...

Gemma ~ great shots for ABC ~ lovely haiku ~~ thanks, namaste, (A Creative Harbor)

Unknown said...

Excellent idea for C! The one on the right bottom must be a big one:)

Ann said...

Great choice for C--I love to collect all types of clocks.

Chubskulit Rose said...

That's a beautiful clock! Catching up with ABC.

C is for...
Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

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