Swan Light

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Shimmering sunlight
Pouring through satin swans wings
Falls to earths dark body.

Berwick Law, East Lothian, Scotland.

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About greenmackenzie

Hi, I'm Seonaid, and I share my home with my husband, my son and a collection of cats and dogs. I am forever snapping shots of things which catch my eye. I love art which is here now and gone tomorrow...like food and nature...but also have a passion for vintage and the ancient past! Nature is my favourite muse, with her wild ever shifting seasons. I have been using and teaching mindfulness and relaxation for over 12 years, and have yet to become any sort of expert :-) I'm a Psychotherapist, and run the Maggies Highlands Cancer Centre, in Inverness, Scotland.
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32 Responses to Swan Light

  1. I wouldn’t have thought of a swan wing, but now that you tell us…it really is!

  2. Paula says:

    Just beautiful 🙂 Thank you for sending me some sunlight…

  3. ladyfi says:

    The light is gorgeous in this shot!

  4. colonialist says:

    Perfect description. One checks each line against the picture and does a Little Noddy Man imitation.

  5. Lucid Gypsy says:

    A beautiful sky perfectly described in your haiku 🙂

  6. LB says:

    aren’t clouds amazing? the best photography subjects! Lovely

  7. Lovely, Seonaid. Those streaks of molten silver…..

  8. Perfect light, perfect rhythm. A wonderful post, Seonaid. Soothingly alliterative. 🙂

  9. poppytump says:

    Skies hold such possibilities in thoughts Seonaid , what a wonderful serene moment you have captured .
    Perfect drawing down of the day Haiku for me .

  10. So beautiful and captivating, Seonaid,.:)

  11. Pat says:

    Beautiful colors, and very descriptive words. I like this.

  12. Beautiful haiku and restful image. I can go to sleep now x

  13. At this time of year, we notice the light even more. Colors fade away, leaving monotones and light play as small comforts until spring returns. I love that silvery light and I can see the “wings.”
    BTW, I hope you get to see the Northern Lights where you are tonight….

    • We didn’t see the lights….only on the TV programme sky watch which showed us the aurora in Norway….stunning!
      Silvery light is the perfect description….it’s so watery and pale at this time of year.

  14. Respirations 18, Pulse 60, BP 120/70 … having read your words and absorbed the image these figures are depressed by about 10% from the normal levels. Your work seems equally as effective as the stuff the doctor gives me to control my blood pressure. Perhaps you should write a book and market its sales through prescriptions? D

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