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Melting into Monochrome

For just moments at sunrise and sunset, late summer light sets fire to the earth and sea; the view melts into monochrome. Alchemy turns everything to variegated gold. Tone blends into tone, a subdued rainbow’s edge.  Light catches creatures and … Continue reading

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“Nothing Gold Can Stay”

Sometimes gold is everlasting and sometimes it touches down to earth and then disappears into darkness. Sunsets lately have featured bursts of blinding  gold that quickly dissipate to orange and into black.   I often watch them while touching the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

It nullifies the night. A photograph may capture a millisecond of natural or man-made light.  A Medieval or Renaissance manuscript may have been burnished with specks of gold, or had pressed upon its elaborate painted designs a curling filigree from nearly … Continue reading

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Rose Descending

Sharing another evening sky and poem,  At Sunset, on a summer night: Your death must be loved this much.   You have to know the grief—now. Standing by the water’s edge,   looking down at the wave   touching you. . … Continue reading

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