Think of Me

When the days are long,

Think of me.

When things go wrong,

Think of me.

There will be days you don’t feel strong,

Think of me.

When those days arrive, breakout in song,

And think of me.

You’ll have woes to carry along,

And you may not feel like you belong,

Just think of me.

Sometimes relationships are not lifelong,

Some are, just think of me.

And when you think of me,

Feel the harmony,

Of nature, healing, and just, letting be.

copyright Robyn Graham

Think of Me

Think of Me

Think of Me in Harmony

In Harmony

Green represents nature, healing, and harmony.  The white clover flower means “Think of Me” in the Victorian Language of Flowers. The “me” in the poem is representative of my faith, I always have someone to think of to get me through a long day.

“I sought the Lord, and he answered me; He delivered me from all my fears.” – Psalm 34:4

Growth and Hope

The curve amongst the rhythm rests

until it’s time for growth.

Upon that moment,

it takes an oath,

To fill the earth with joy and hope.

copyright Robyn Graham

Growth and Hope - Green Series

 

 

2013 Lily Series – 08

“All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Unfolding

The Unfolding

2013 Lily Series – 01

Tonight begins a journey with the Lily.  Historically, the Lily has represented majesty.  In some parts of history it can be found that Lilies of various colors represent something other than, or in addition to, majesty.  For example, the white Lily, as I posted last week, represents purity and virtue.  Throughout the 2013 Lily series you will see Lilies of varying color as well as black and white images of Lilies.  The Lily itself is a magnificent flower.  It can be a challenge to photograph, but if you have wonderful natural light, those challenges seem to fade to artistic creation.  I hope you enjoy the series and look forward to your comments and feedback.

Sensuality

The Opening Act – Sensuality

 

Ice Drops Turned Rain Drops

The temperature dropped,

The fog took leave.

The rain began then turned to ice,

Leaving us to welcome the day

While rows of ice drops on branches did lay.

Each droplet sparkling as though the sun were there,

With a ray of hope

That although the weather was damp and gray

The light was there to guide the way.

Then once again the air did warm, the ice took leave

and fog rolled in to takes it’s hold on the hour of dusk.

So now we must,

Turn in for night and hope,

That clouds will unleash not rain or ice,

But flakes of white

To blanket the earth

And brighten each life.

copyright Robyn Graham

The Colors of an Icy Morning

The Colors of an Icy Morning – Ice Drops Melting While Rain Drops Fall

Ice Clusters and Rain Drops

Ice Clusters Melting on Weeds while Rain Drops Come Down

Golden Glow – The Last of Fall

Despite the the fact that we are nearing the middle of December and Christmas is just around the corner,  I am not quite ready to resign to the fact that Autumn has moved out of my grasp,  and with it, the array of colors that accompanied it this year.  Today I came across a few remaining images of golden yellow leaves that I captured while spending a bit of time shooting in a local cemetery on a dreary day in October.  Before the season is fully withdrawn, I thought I would post them. I hope you find the splendor in them that I did.

Now on to welcoming winter and  Christmas.

 

 

You Have To Look More Closely for The Golden Hues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Golden Glow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Golden Dreams of Fall

 

Golden Maple Leaf Trio

Canopy

A canopy of leaves,

What might it achieve?

Shelter from the sun’s harsh rays,

A cool breeze on warm autumn days,

A colorful screen through which to view the sky

As you lie beneath and quietly wonder why.

copyright Robyn Graham

Colorful Canopy

A Smaller Canopy – Rule of Thirds

Golden Canopy

Canopy in Contrast

 

 

 

 

Autumn’s Flowers

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

Autumn’s Flowers

Fungus as Art

“Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus: one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Everyday is an adventure filled with little wonders if we just keep our eyes open for them.  Today’s adventure for our family involved a walk with the purpose of making observations for science classes.  The direction we took was strictly with the intent to observe a tree that we had passed numerous times recently.   Joshua had labeled the tree “the pancake tree”.    Once observing it closely, we decided it could also be referred to as the sea shell tree.  Once we examined the tree we came home and researched the unique yellow-orange growths on the internet.  We discovered that the growths on the tree are sulfur fungus.  It’s amazing how much art can be taken from simple explorations such as the walk we had today.  Over the next few days I’ll post more of our interesting finds.  Some days I’ll have quotes to pair with the images, some days there will only be photographs.  Be sure to check back to see what art nature gifted us with today.

The Pancake Tree

The Art Nature Gifts us With – Little Miracles Abound

The Colors of Fall come in Many Shapes and Sizes