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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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Clarity












Dense changing colours 
Twisting ragged confusions
Shadowed glimpse of light


But as you live life
Cling to visions and purpose
Keys to clarity

 
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11 comments:

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

awesome photo ~ delightful up beat haiku ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

Ellecee said...

I enjoyed your haiku today and your words in the last are so true. Thank you.

☂☆ Vållῐ ★♬ said...

Beautiful set....second one is enlightening!
Fuddling thoughts

Tarang Sinha said...

Beautiful set! And your picture reflects clarity. Really nice!:)

Pranita said...

Profound thought!!! Very true...
Shower of rejuvenation - A Haiku

Jaideep said...

Loved the keys to clarity:)

Kristjaan Panneman said...

Awesome imagery Gemma. I especially love the second one. Great job!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Thank you for the "keys." I'm going to keep them with me at all times, from this moment forth.

Seeking Clarity—and Shadows

CYNOSURE said...

lovely and thoughtful indeed... :)

Siggi in Downeast Maine said...

Very nice Haiku...every thought provoking.
Peace,
Siggi in Downeast Maine, USA

PattiKen said...

"Twisting ragged confusions" - that's a wonderful line to accompany your photo. Nice.

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