l o v e t h u r s d a y

Heart Masks Mind

Oh fiery colors, how short your stay,
Merrily tantalizing my sense of sight.
Against the blue sky, as if to blaze the way,
Towards the promise of a new day, bright.

It is in autumn that I reflect the most,
The end of the year spinning my mind around.
Like the trees that wait again to host,
My thoughts pause to absorb the sound.

Through the standstill, I look forward and back,
Considering past, dreams turn to a future of hope.
I wonder: Are the trees hopeful while they lack?
Or have they just found a way to cope?

My mind it is filled with worry and doubt.
Though my heart, a hopeful tree, dreams about.

-MOL 11/6/08

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27 Responses to “l o v e t h u r s d a y”
  1. 11.06.2008

    A heart-shaped hole, and a beautiful autumn poem about deeper things than seasons. I enjoyed your photo and poem so much. :)

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  2. 11.06.2008

    Mishelle,
    You stop my breath and still my soul with your photographs and your poetry.

    I am in awe of your talent and envious of the beauty you bring to each of us who share in your daily life.

    Thank you.

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  3. 11.06.2008

    Nice depth of field and vibrant colors!

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  4. 11.06.2008

    Beautiful poem that is very autumny and deep and good. Amazing shot with the heart shape!

    The whole commentluv thing *never* pulls up my most recent post anymore – always something days old. So odd.

  5. 11.06.2008

    Fantastic shot. Thanks so much for participating!

    K.

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  6. Elizabeth
    11.06.2008

    Breathtaking.

  7. 11.06.2008

    The colors in this shot are simply stunning……….and I love the smooth and silky bokeh! FANTASTIC!! HLT :o)

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  8. You amaze me.

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  9. 11.06.2008

    oh that’s perfectly “love”ly … I don’t have a Love Thursday image today but am pleased to see yours.

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  10. 11.06.2008

    Lovely. LOVEly leaf. Lovely poem. Lovely Mishi.

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  11. love this photo – gorgeous!

    and I’m the dork who forgot to add my photo source at the end of my post even though I meant to… I’ve corrected that. My apologies, deary. ;0)

    xoxoxoxo
    ~K

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  12. 11.06.2008

    Beautiful picture.

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  13. That heart in the leaf is so special! Beautiful.

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  14. 11.06.2008

    stunning, that’s very clever!

  15. 11.06.2008

    I just can’t stop staring at it. Those colors are mesmerizing!

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  16. 11.06.2008

    gorgeous. you and I need to talk photography…

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  17. 11.06.2008

    Absolutely luminous…

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  18. 11.06.2008

    Absolutely, beautiful!

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  19. 11.07.2008

    My goodness – this is a beautiful shot!

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  20. 11.07.2008

    You are such a poet…the way you see, compose and unravel thought, it’s a joy to observe. I’m so glad you push yourself to participate in PPL. Which begs the question, are you pushing or does it come as naturally as it seems?

    Stunning image; I actually have some I wanted to scan for my poem, but it took me so long to finish, I punted that, lol.

    I linked for ya, you know, since you’re incapacitated and all ;).

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  21. Combined, the photo and poem capture exactly what I’m feeling as I watch our vibrantly-colored trees lose their leaves today. Bittersweet feeling as I returned from my walk.

    Thanks!

  22. 11.07.2008

    Very beautiful words and photograph! You are most talented.

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  23. 11.07.2008

    Oh my gosh…such incredible beauty! You are incredibly beautiful. And I didn’t even notice the heart in the leaf at first…it’s like it emerged as I gazed…

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  24. 11.08.2008

    Oh – that was absolutely lovely. I like how you juxtaposed yourself with the tree. Is Juxtaposed the right word for that? hmmm……anyway, I enjoyed the Sonnet. Beautiful.

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  25. Oh, I really do like this one. I like your tone, the way you use the words. It tickles the ears. I also like it because it has to do with fall, which I love, and because I see it much the way you do – a pause, looking forward and back, reflecting. Great job.

  26. 06.04.2010

    What a beautiful photo! This is stunning!

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