A Bridge, They said

The word prompt from Kate at Aroused for Friday Fun: Bridges

The bridge
They said
was easy.
The bridge
crossed water.
No
They said.
The bridge
traversed
the land.
No
They said.
It is easy
They said.
Lay down
on your back
They said.
Now up
hands and feet
stay there
They said.
Push up
your stomach
They said.
It is easy
look
a bridge
They said.
Collapsing down
body aching
No
I said.

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It’s in the frame

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60: Framing the Shot

I think I got carried away with this photo challenge but couldn’t find the photo I really wanted. In a random order.  No words but if you want to know about a particular shot, or shots, drop me a line.

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full moon_6

 

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Vienna

 

Bridges from here and there

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bridges

Another first for me, I used captions for a change

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Japanese Gardens Toowoomba
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Botanical Gardens Lismore
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Bridge over the Brunswick River Brunswick Heads
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The bridge near my place at Lilydale over the Clarence River
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Grafton Bridge over the Clarence River
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The bridge near Wallangarra
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Venice
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Vienna
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Pont du Gard
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Castel Vecchio Verona
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Seoul South Korea
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Pont Saint Benezet Avignon
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The bridges of Florence

Pick a Word in March

My favourite photo challenge, Lost in Translations Pick a Word

This month Paula has supplied some words that had me thinking and trying to find just the right photo to match the word supplied.

inversion

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circuitous and inversion

 

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corniculate

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sabulous

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interstice

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How did you think I went?

Piers

The word prompt from Leanne: Piers

These piers have seen better times
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Trains don’t rattle across this bridge any more but the piers are solid. They have survived many a flood. See the debris on top of the piers.
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Luckily these piers are OK. It is a walkway to the beach from town in Brunswick Heads
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The Grafton Bridge

The word prompt from Nancy’s Photo a Week Challenge: Bridges

“The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Clarence River Bridge have much in common. They were both completed in 1932, both were engineering marvels of their time and both linked road and rail from north to south. Prior to devoting himself to the Harbour Bridge, J.J.C. Bradfield supervised the design drawings of the Grafton Bridge. “The nickname “the bendy bridge”, results from the upper road carriage needing to detour from above the railway line to the streets below.”
https://www.graftongallery.nsw.gov.au/cp_themes/default/page.asp?p=DOC-NPT-53-47-28

A second bridge is being constructed as the old bridge cannot handle the amount of road traffic now-a-days. You can see bits of the new bridge preparations in the background.
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