Sprout

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Wednesday: Sprout

Among the dead
dying flowers
a new bud
sprang to life
lighting the gloom
with a sense of renewal
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The forest floor
tiny sprouts
wave their
tiny heads
seeking attention
sunlight
hope
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Sturdy red
standing tall
calling all around
to witness
new life
a sense of purpose
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Our Moon

The word prompt from Maria at CitySonnet: Moon

I am a Moon child and love our Moon ever so much.I wrote about a Moon experience Here

Here is a small selection of my Moon photos. Please enjoy Our Moon

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moon_clouds_named_march 2018

 

moon_named_home_aug 2016

 

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moon_cloud_named_ballina_jan 2018

 

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and of course there is always a Moon Flower
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Love in Space and Time

The inspirational quote from Debbie at Travel With Intent

Love is space and time measured by the heart
– Marcel Proust

I have read Debbies quote over and over for a couple of days.  Had some inspiration. Tried to find the image that my mind wanted to use to gather that inspiration into a post for you. I am experiencing photographers and writers block.

Our Moon
drifts in space
Our souls
drift in space
Those we love
are always
in our hearts.
The loves we had
lost in time.
The loves we have
are here
Our souls entwine
Our thoughts
drift in space
to kiss our Moon.
moon_cloud_named_ballina_jan 2018

Junk

The word prompt from The Weekly Prompts: Junk

Once proud
travelling the streets.
Stopping when
the bell pinged
or a wave
from an arm.
Motoring along
filled
with laughter
chatting
silence.
Now it’s silence
occasionally
bird song
or a rustle
from an animal
passing by.
Discarded
Thrown aside
Once proud
now junk

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The Aeroplane

It was an unexpected sight.
To see the aeroplane
on a frightening flight
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What would happen next!
At the airshow the crowd
strained their necks.
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Watching to see the aeroplane
spiral and turn.
Was the pilot insane.
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In the sky he did twist
close to the ground
a wonder he missed.
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Back safe on the runway
The pilot waved and smiled
to him, just another day
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In response to three challenges

 

 

Voyager 2

The word prompt from Debbie at Travel with Intent: Voyager

I couldn’t make up my mind which photo to use for this photo challenge.
So here is Voyager 2

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He stood
wondering at the sea
The Man of Clouds.
The Voyager travelled
from a distant world
The Man of Clouds.
People stopped
people stared
The Man of Clouds.
People saw shapes
saw hands
The Man of Clouds.
They marvelled
at his voyage
The Man of Clouds.
He saw his kin
floating over the sea
The Man of Clouds.
He stood
wondering at the sea
The Man of Clouds.

Voyager 1

The word prompt from Debbie at Travel with Intent: Voyager
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They came by sea.
Their boat
adorned with silver.
Their oars
rusted,
useless.
The voyagers
set ashore
never to return.
Their boat
shipwrecked
useless
to voyage
no more.

In the Gum Tree

The photo challenge from Maria at CitySonnet for January’s colours and letters: Starts with the letter K

High up in
the Gum Tree
I saw
a hand
gripping tight
then a bit more
as he
shuffled about
in the fork
of the Gum Tree.
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Koala was awake
in the Gum Tree
Looking around
watching
wondering
what had woken
him from his
sleep.
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Oh dear
he thought.
It’s just that bloke
the one with
a camera
Nothing to be
alarmed about.
Now bugger off
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These photos were taken in my besties front yard bush garden. The previous owner planted some trees that Koalas can feed and sleep in. Koalas sleep a lot of the time and are nocturnal generally. When he is in the trees, he can be heard calling, a sound you can never forget.

Here is sound a cute Koala makes
https://wildambience.com/wildlife-sounds/koala/

 

Vast Reservoir of Nature

The inspirational quote from Debbie at Travel with Intent for this photo challenge

“The sea is the vast reservoir of Nature. The globe began with sea, so to speak; and who knows if it will not end with it?”

–  Jules Verne

The quote made me think of what I could link from my photos with the above quote. I had an idea but didn’t know how to execute the idea into a photo. I am so glad that Corel PaintShop Pro has great tutorials. I played around for quite a while, changing my mind and photos until I finally said that is enough. It isn’t exactly as I wanted but I didn’t have the photos that my mind wanted.

This mechanical world
wheels turn
cogs interact
pulling
pushing
nature
to the brink.
Polluting her waters
her rivers
her oceans
destroying the sea
vast reservoir of Nature

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