Late riser

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photoart & poem – ©2018 Laura Granby

Panning for gold
photographers scan their skyline
still blue – and bluer still – until
the sun shafts 2000k of spectrum ray
glass glints, refracting magic
eye of my camera shuttered
I’m a dawntreader in dreams
only bouncing from bed
for the gilt of downy dusk

[Aiming to catch the light but rarely at dawn – see my photo blog]

Took me a while to find my bounce for De’s Quadrille#48 so I am linking with the Tuesday Platform 

 

40 Comments on “Late riser

  1. Gosh such breathtaking imagery in this one, Laura!💞 I love “dawntreader in dreams” and “downy dusk”.. it’s truly something to look forward to each day! Beautifully executed.💞

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  2. Your words and picture are both worth their weight (Hmmmm…. that’s not quite right, but you know what I mean, lol) in gold. Lovely!

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  3. The Dawnteader of dreams indeed! A good title for all of us seeking those gilted bits and pieces of light in the morning dawn!
    Dwight

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  4. Dang, this is tight! I love this section:

    “the sun shafts 2000k of spectrum ray
    glass glints, refracting magic”

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  5. As a person who plays with the camera and the pen, I find much to enjoy in your quadrille! I’ll go against the flow and say that I liked your use of the technical (2000k).

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  6. “I’m a dawntreader in dreams” — this line leaves me breathless. There is so much beauty captured in this piece…almost as much as in your photograph. Stunning.

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  7. So the beauty of the morning hasn’t dawned on you yet Laura? However dusk, though sad, also has its charm as you clearly show.

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  8. What a wonderful title for this one, Laura. I just observed a gorgeous peach and coral sunset, but had forgotten my phone. But we have these most night as the sun goes down behind the mountains.

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  9. Lovely golden photo. I too am a late riser! Your words before I the photo beautifully. I love the reference to the Dawntreader.

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  10. Oh yes, Laura, panning for gold in the Golden Hour – and the photo is indeed golden, as is the poem! I particularly love the lines:
    ‘I’m a dawntreader in dreams
    only bouncing from bed
    for the gilt of downy dusk’.

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  11. kaykuala

    I’m a dawntreader in dreams
    only bouncing from bed
    for the gilt of downy dusk

    Great word-craft Laura! Gives impression of lots of movements!

    Hank

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