Sunday, November 3, 2013

Brevity




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Naherholung: alter Rhein zwischen Hohenems und Lustenau in Vorarlberg
-Böhringer friedrich




The brevity of moment

          Shines its light upon the mist


A pearled sky above.


copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2013

Posted for Poets United

22 comments:

  1. Audrey, this is so delicate and as beautiful as the frost is on sunlit day.

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  2. Such a beautifully thoughtful poem! Love the photo as well, Audrey.

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  3. Gorgeous Audrey!

    Please consider yourself officially invited to participate this year's 5th Annual Gratitude (word) Quilt. Instructions (it is very simple) and a link that explains the origin of the word quilt can be found at the top of my blog. In past years there have been participants from every continent except Antarctica. I hope you'll join us:-)

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  4. Oh, so beautiful ... I wanted the poem to go on and say more. But it's perfect just like that ... a single moment in time :)

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  5. very soft pen you write with today...
    each moment is a breathe and then it is gone....
    also the pearled sky...nice color visual.

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  6. i like the combination of image and your words.. the difference of mist down here and pearled sky above..

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  7. Gentle, powerful and vivid. A great write. :-)
    -HA

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  8. I love "a pearled sky". Wowzers! Gorgeous.

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  9. You have captured a fleeting moment in this haiku.

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  10. Light is so fleeting, beautifully penned! :-)

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  11. sweet as inhalation! I so enjoyed this!

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  12. wonderful words and the image is perfection. :<)

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  13. This made me think of two words: ephemeral and nature. Lovely work. :)

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  14. No matter how log or tough the journey is it always ends!

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  15. Beautiful and reflective poem, perfectly illustrated by the photo!

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  16. Someone mentioned right at the beginning that this is so delicate. That is the perfect description. Delicately beautiful.

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  17. I agree Audrey.
    Time sure is delicate and we gotta preserve it!

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  18. Yes...so brief, so valuable. Lovely Audrey!

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