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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

In a Surreal World


Collage by Gemma Wiseman
It is an overlay of wild waters after storms at Anthony's Nose and very early morning dawn lights in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
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3WW CXLVI ~ gloom + kneel + transparent
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Transparent dawn gloom
Galaxies of wild waters
Flushed timid lights kneel
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21 comments:

Stan Ski said...

Atmospheric words to match the mood of the photo.

Michelle Johnson said...

What a raging mood your photo has. It's an excellent shot. Hope all is well.

Fledgling Poet said...

What a stunning photograph, and your words support it perfectly! Beautiful.

Leo said...

i agree with the fledgling poet. i liked your words, though i had to read it a few times before i could comprehend it! i'm slow i guess! :)

well written!

Esther Garvi said...

Wow. Dramatic and surreal in the real sort of way!

ThomG said...

love how the words add to the experience of gazing at that amazing photo.

gautami tripathy said...

Like the play of words here!

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paisley said...

and it turned out spectacular!!!

Linda Jacobs said...

Love what you did here! Your haiku is spot-on perfect!

lostmermaid said...

lovely use of the words !! loved the pic a lot :)

strattonm said...

Works wonderfully with the photograph. Interesting concept of combining the two...

upperlefthandcorner said...

Nice images.

sarah haliwell said...

stunning image, it absolutely transports me.

Tumblewords: said...

Out of this world imagery!

andy said...

Yeah, dead good, love the Haiku!

2sweetnsaxy said...

Wow. That is an amazing photo. Excellent!

angie said...

this is just beautiful! I love "galaxies of wild waters." perfect.

Annie said...

Love the powerful beauty of this layered picture.

pjd said...

galaxies of wild waters
is the perfect set of words for the image. Beautiful.

lissa said...

lovely images to ponder

Jane Doe said...

You picked the perfect title for this piece, it is delightfully surreal. The image and words blend together magnificently.

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