Golden Dreams

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Falling from cracked clouds
Sunbeams spotlight mountain spines
Spilling golden dreams

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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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61 Responses to Golden Dreams

  1. Leya says:

    Well, again and again – nothing beats nature. Or you.

  2. twoscamps says:

    Oh my gosh, this is beautiful Seonaid! It made me think of one of my favorite poems. Hopefully you won’t mind if I post it here. This was lovely….. ๐Ÿ™‚

    The Waking
    By Theodore Roethke
    I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
    I feel my fate in what I cannot fear.
    I learn by going where I have to go.

    We think by feeling. What is there to know?
    I hear my being dance from ear to ear.
    I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.

    Of those so close beside me, which are you?
    God bless the Ground! I shall walk softly there,
    And learn by going where I have to go.

    Light takes the Tree; but who can tell us how?
    The lowly worm climbs up a winding stair;
    I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.

    Great Nature has another thing to do
    To you and me; so take the lively air,
    And, lovely, learn by going where to go.

    This shaking keeps me steady. I should know.
    What falls away is always. And is near.
    I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
    I learn by going where I have to go.

  3. Robin says:

    Wow! This is stunning. Beautiful image, beautiful words to go with it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Mary Mageau says:

    Thank you for sharing this stunning photo and haiku.

  5. Su Leslie says:

    Lovely marriage of words and image; thanks for sharing this ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. This shot is exquisite. Thank you so much for sharing with all of us! The accompanying haiku is also just lovely. The two combined brought tears to my eyes.

  7. hazelzs says:

    Wowwww. Gorgeous photo.

  8. ladyfi says:

    Wow – spectacular beauty!

  9. Liana says:

    thank you . . . t h a n k y o u

  10. LB says:

    Seonaid! this is a gorgeous photo!

  11. My thoughts today are that you captured a most gorgeous photo. ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. Suzanne says:

    Gosh you live in an incredibly beautiful part of the world.

    • Thanks Suzanne, although this is a little further north and west in Scotland that where I live…..but we go there lots as my mothers family is from here. Hope the house move has gone smoothly for you ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Suzanne says:

        What a beautiful place to have as your homeland. It must make your heart sing to go visiting there. My move went ok. Now to unpack.

  13. Lucid Gypsy says:

    You have such amazing skies and the haiku is a perfect match ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Sharon K. says:

    Oh, this is really, really beautiful. Wow…

  15. Heather says:

    Beautiful! Love the contrasting colors and crepuscular rays ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Peripatetic Eric says:

    Amazingly beautiful image and words to go with it.

  17. Amy says:

    Spilling golden dreams– too beautiful! That is a spectacular shot!

  18. theinnerzone says:

    Ahh your haiku and picture opens the floodgates of my heart, lovely and lovely!

  19. Andrew Seal says:

    As good as it gets; beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. dadirri7 says:

    ribbons of blue and gold, heaven breaking through to touch the dreaming wild places … thanks for being there, for seeing, for sharing, Seonaid … and did you have golden dreams?

  21. Totally gorgeous! D

  22. gwynnrogers says:

    The photograph is stunning. Your words open my imagination… they are so beautiful. Gorgeous!

  23. That sky, and that landscape – amazing combination.

  24. colonialist says:

    Stunning, is the word. Almost unearthly.

  25. hihowsyou25 says:

    beautiful, love the lighting and colours ๐Ÿ˜€

  26. Just dreamy, Seonaid! What utterly perfect light ๐Ÿ™‚

  27. Sue Vincent says:

    Incredibly beautiful, Seonaid!

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