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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Sunday, August 9, 2015

gift from the winds...


leaf on my verandah...


lone leaf
token of her beauty
yesterday


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7 comments:

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

When you keep your eyes open the way you do, nature's gifts are plentiful! Beautiful reminder of the Autumn past.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Sometimes "lone" is the most beautiful.

Norma Ruttan said...

funny how the shadow is crisper than the actual leaf!

s.c said...

The little gifts of nature. Just a detail but so in balance with it surroundings.

Gattina said...

What a beautiful shot !

GreenComotion said...

Super shadow! I love it when foliage changes color, though it may be a sign of different things, including colder weather to come.
Love the photo.
Have a Beautiful Day!
Peace :)

fredamans said...

Simplicity at its best.

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