The Bridge

The Word/Photo Challenge: The Bridge

“If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.” – James Dean
Some bridges
may be
small
illuminating
the way170418_bandw challenge_venice bridge
Eventually
you will cross
many bridges
taking you
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The end
may seem
forever away
a distant
glow of forever170816_bandw challenge_structure_grafton bridge
Turbulence
will strike
tossing you
about
maybe a cleansinglilydale bridge_floodwater
Bend over
backwards
to please
to strain
to strive190909_blog_challenge_bridges_sculpture2_sydney
Eventually
peace will
come
your being
at peace171116_blog challenge_bridges_seoul

Enlighten

Beckys square photo challenge: Light

 

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Come on over to Becky’s and join in the fun
Here’s the rule:
All you really need remember about this photographic challenge is that a square is a rectangle with four equal sides!
Yes the photo format is Square. Look on your camera setting before you get totally inspired and set it to 1:1 There you have it Square Format. If you forget crop your image to Square

Traditions

The Photo a Week Challenge: Traditions

The Buddha Festival in South Korea celebrating the Buddha’s life.  One of the traditions is the Lotus flower. This is a rehearsal for the Lotus Lantern parade. The Lotus flower opening

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Unusual

The July photo a day challenge 7/7 from Maria at CitySonnet: Unusual

I found this painting in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul South Korea which you must admit is unusual. I should have taken a photo from further back as I saw a painting of Marilyn Monroe on the wall. As I got closer…well you can see for yourself

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Which Way – May 2

Have a look at the many Which Ways

These arcades from a town near mine, Lismore, and one from Milan in Italy and the shops from Seoul South Korea

Lismore Arcades – One of my favourites
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This arcade is rather plain
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The Milan arcade is a few centuries older than the Australian ones190503_blog_challenge_which_way_milan_station

Shopping in South Korea
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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