Poetry Sunday-Fire In The Sky

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Fire in the Sky

 

 

Darkness descends

on the glowing embers of the day,

all color fades to black.

The silence sparkles under moonlight,

as an obsidian horizon spins toward the new dawn-

Fire in the Sky.

 

 

 © Donna Donabella 2011

 

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This poem was also written in late fall 2011.  As the seasons change, I observe the subtle and not so subtle shifts in nature.  Winter has some of the most stunning and colorful sunsets and sunrises.  The pictures here are of the sunset seen from my garden as autumn shifted to winter.

 

 

I am joining in with Poets United and Gillena@Verses for their weekly poetry link up for poets who blog.  Visit them to read some more wonderful verse.

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I am also linking in with Judith@Lavender Cottage who is hosting Mosaic Monday.

 

 I will be away from my blog for a while taking a break.  So I will not be posting poetry again until mid-March.  I’ll see you then.

 

 

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I leave you with a few additional words about the fire in the sky.  I welcome you to download the photo and share it.

fire in sky

All other photos and original content is copyrighted and the sole property of Donna Donabella @ Living From Happiness, 2014-2016.  Any reprints or use of other photos or content is by permission only.

Poetry Sunday-Winter Begins

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Winter Begins

 

 

Flowing, following the elusive light as the season wanes and darkens

Deeper into its cold, biting phase.

 

Searching, basking, squinting against the rays as they rise higher

Making diamonds in the snow.

 

Slowly brightening our fleeting daylight as colors play on the clouds,

Beginning and ending each day.

 

As fall moves to winter and the light seeks our senses more each day,

Filling our hours with blissful delight.

 

I have come full circle through the year, and the light has remained

Giving its glossy, glowing, luminous gifts unending.

 

 

© Donna Donabella 2014

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This poem was originally shared on my garden blog, Gardens Eye View, on January 6th, 2014 soon after the Winter Solstice and New Year.  With the darkness receding as winter began, I wanted to celebrate the light.  The light lost and found again through the seasons and through my life over the past few years.  It was this following of the light that helped keep me going through the dark times in my life.

 

I thought it would be appropriate to share my thoughts on winter again as we approach the new Winter Solstice and the coming of the light.  Where autumn comes out of its darkness and we follow the light to spring.

 

 

I am joining in with Poets United for their weekly poetry link up for poets who blog.  Visit them to read some more wonderful verse.

snow

I am also linking in with the I Heart Macro meme hosted by Laura@Shine The Divine that happens every Saturday, and with Judith@Lavender Cottage who is hosting Mosaic Monday.  

 

If you enjoy reading this blog, I welcome you to share it with others.  I enjoy spreading the blog love, and I appreciate all who come and read my blogs.  I hope to more overtly spread some blog love through both my blogs in the future. 

 

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Special Note:  The pictures here are from last winter as I watched the snow play on the landscape and sparkle especially in the early morning light.

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I leave you with a little bit of sentiment about winter and light.  I welcome you to download the photo and share it.

wintertime

All original content is copyrighted and the sole property of Donna Donabella @ Living From Happiness, 2014.  Any reprints or use of content or photos is by permission only.