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Rose

07 Nov

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This shot taken today, maybe yesterday at noon of this gorgeous bloom in my front garden basking in the November sunshine. Nikon D50 and all associated settings.

The only light on in the room is the one over my desk while Seals and Croft play Summer Breeze. Baby’s head on my left shoulder and Snow cat asleep on the floor near my feet in a curled supine position. She tends to sleep on her back like that with not a care in the world. The cool autumn air is felt on my skin from the front door I left open. I like nights like this.

Tonight’s moon is strung up over the highschool football field–the heartbeat of Texoma. The night wind blows lost dreams across empty pastures whispering to swaying shadows. Next track on my collection of classics: Buffalo Springfield.

I tucked my sleepy baby in with a kiss on his forehead as a lock of my dark brown hair fell across his soft cheek. Closing the door halfway behind me, I went to the dark kitchen to fill a small bowl of Late Night Taco Doritos and sat down to write down my own dreams.

“There’s something happening here
What it is ain’t exactly clear”

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6 Comments

Posted by on November 7, 2009 in Flowers, Photography

 

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6 responses to “Rose

  1. joan

    November 7, 2009 at 11:40 pm

    That is gorgeous. Such incredible detail.

     
  2. Doug

    November 8, 2009 at 5:41 pm

    It looks like shaved candy icing. Yum 🙂

     
  3. Anna Surface

    November 8, 2009 at 6:20 pm

    Beautiful and natural with great detail along with the water drops. 🙂

     
  4. Mrs Soup

    November 9, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    Beautiful photos!

    And the words are so sweet as well.

     
  5. wildstorm

    November 9, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    Thanks Joan.
    Doug, the lighting was just perfect that day.
    Anna, the water drops sure add interest, don’t they.
    MrsSoup, I appreciate your visit. Thank you.

     
  6. laurenthelion

    November 11, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    Love the lighting. 🙂

     

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