I ... entered the poem of life, whose purpose is ... simply to witness the beauties of the world, to discover the many forms that love can take. (Barabara Blackman in 'Glass After Glass')

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31 July 2015

Sky Haiga


  1. It looked like a fine summer storm to me, both through your pinpointing haiga set and the beautiful picture set. Tonight we had a storm like that, passing on both sides of us. We needed the rain but Mother Nature and the storm gods felt otherwise.

    1. These were taken / written on different occasions, Jim . Two were stormy and the other two were summer. (Smile.)

  2. These are so beautiful, Rosemary!

  3. The sky has such an influence over everything beneath. Haiga is a wonderful way of describing it.

  4. These are all beautiful. I never have used that term, haiga--but these are lovely. I especially like the white hot sun emerging from the clouds-well, the traced edged ones--and working too! I am always amazed that people would shut their windows on planes! k.

  5. What a delightful combination of word and picture.

  6. The changeability and beauty of the sky is well represented in this