Sunday, January 19, 2014

Sunday tanka

"when your mind is at peace, things surrounding you come into your mind to create poetry"  

photography ~ Charlie Dehner


deep woods, back country
we walk the road less traveled
in a world gone mad
we listen for the bell tree 
bohemian rhapsody


** The bell tree instrument is used to accentuate the start or end of a passage of music with a "bright", "shimmer" effect, adding complexity.



13 comments:

  1. wonderful to be able to cite both Frost and Queen and make such beautiful poetry.

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  2. finding the shimmer in things, i think is a good ways of seeing the world...
    i rather like th path through the mountains, myself....

    tell charlie that is a gorgeous pic....

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  3. Maybe if we all stop to listen for the bell tree the madness will slow down!

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  4. I so love "I listen for the bell tree."

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  5. Fantastic...what a beautiful way to look at life

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  6. Helen, you're on a roll. This is wonderful!

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  7. Your Charlie can take the most amazing photos! My word, that scene is magnificent, and such words to accompany it! I love the musical angle in your description.

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  8. Your references seem really right out there, yet they are as subtle as the way snow bends the limbs into different shapes. I really loved this, Helen.

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  9. Very nice, though it stands on its own, I like it more so thanks to the explanation. And that photo, wow...

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  10. Listening for that metaphorical bell tree...poignant really. I love the contrast of the two halves.

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  11. What a stunning image ~ I do love that listening to the bell tree ~ Exquisite tanka Helen ~

    Grace

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