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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Friday, May 17, 2013

Enchanting Cold Season Flower


Autumn/Winter flower at the Enchanted Maze Garden, Arthurs Seat.


magical petals
softly enchant wintry sun
whisper of romance


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16 comments:

Norma Ruttan said...

such a lovely delicate looking blossom and it's in cooler weather!

DeniseinVA said...

It's a gorgeous flower, just about perfect and I always enjoy visiting and reading your haiku's. Thank you Gemma and have a great weekend :)

Karen said...

Beautiful shot Gemma, I love a sunburnt country! I haven't heard or seen that in a long while, it is beautiful and so reminiscent of Australia, have a nice weekend.

Pieni Lintu said...

Lovely <3

Daniela Augustka Blah said...

Really enchanting flower.Like it!

Tina´s PicStory said...

so lovely! thanx :)

Gunilla Bäck said...

Gorgeous flower! Have a lovely weekend.

Luna Miranda said...

the petals look so delicate. it's simply beautiful.

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Birgitta said...

So lovely, elegant and beautiful!

Margaret Gosden said...

Love that cold season flower - great shot!

moni said...

Hello Gemma,
amazing picture of an amazing blossom!
Wish you a nice weekend,
moni

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SquirrelQueen said...

Gemma, your haiku perfectly describes this beautiful little flower.

Timur said...

Wonderful photo....Amazing !!

Greetings from Berlin / Germany

maryaustria said...

Beautiful! A lovely blossom!

Mona's Picturesque said...

Popping over to admire your flowers and to thank you for joining Floral Love!

It’s a privilege to get to host this meme ♥

XO Mona

Karin M. said...

A wonderful shot, very good photo work ..
Best regards, Karin

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