WHEN THE WATER POT
BURST THAT SILENT NIGHT WITH COLD
MY EYES SPLIT OPEN
Today at Duckingham Palace I was hurrying through my chores because it was so darn cold! Out of the corner of my eye I glanced at the duck pond and saw these unusual white spots. I came is for a closer look. They were spring bubbles trapped frozen in the ice. I scurried back to the house to get my camera. I braved the cold without mittens and snapped these photos. The photos have not been edited in anyway. Just auto setting and a bit of zoom. This beauty took my breath away. I can say no more...except my own haiku for the moment...
MY WORDS HAVE GONE
FROZEN INTO THE POND ICE
PAUSE AND SEE BEAUTY
This a regular feature I plan to include in this blog. I try to see something new each day. It is part of my practice in "seeing". The art of seeing is essential to any creative work in my humble opinion. My favorites are the ones that stop me in my tracks! Like so many folks I have a very busy mind that I struggle to quiet. But by creating this practice it has given me many opportunities to pause and be with a new wonder. I love to wonder about wonders. These little seeings can be just the jolt my creative process needs to get out of a rut. But mostly they provide a pause which is that moment of peace I need to heal from a frustration. These seeings are grounding for me and bring me to the present. I will admit to laughing out loud with joy over some of these discoveries. They are a moment of childlike wonder!