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, October 31, 2012


A dark, spooky sky
Rainbow ringed by cloud signal
Strange phenomena

Linking to:
Sensational Haiku Wednesday - Spooky
Hump Day Haiku


Tara Tyler said...

ooh, so thats where i left my pot of gold! thanks!

happy halloween!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Oh this is such an awesome post ~ beautiful photo and excellent haiku ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

Shakira Choong said...

I find your haiku truly AWESOME, poignant!!! I really love it..reading it out loud..beautifully done! Mine is here
and here
Have you a BLESSED WEEK!!!

Helen Campbell said...

Cool photo! Perhaps your pot of gold is awaiting. Thanks for joining Hump Day Haiku!

Anonymous said...

Nice combo of picture and haiku. The gold lost in the clouds... sounds like there is a spooky banker involved.

Gloria said...

Fantastic photo. A rainbow holding promise. Great Haiku!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful picture! I love the way your haiku perfectly describes it.

Anonymous said...

that IS a spooky photo!



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