Monday, February 16, 2009

EMPS #25 Birds / OSI #51 Spectral



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Horizontal white
distorts shapes into phantoms
frozen signs of life





There has been no signs of birds up here in Northern California so I got creative. This is a swan vase that held a red rose on Valentine's Day. She stayed afloat with the ice from our pond. Can I get extra credit for a white bird? LOL


I hear a Swan song
gliding across my heart strings
melting winter's wrath

34 comments:

Carly said...

Hi Tammy :)

You sure do get extra credit! What a gorgeous vase! And how romantic! It's so pretty, I would love to find something like that, but not until the little demons...lol...I mean cute kittens get a little bigger. :) Good job sweetie!

Always, Carly

TJ said...

{{{ Tammy }}}
Of course extra credit!
What a beautifil idea...I love your Swan words that fit so well!!!
I loved this so much I started with a few entries. Thanks for the lead.
TJ

zoya gautam said...

.. for the swan song of winter..
thank u tammy ..

Brian said...

I'm doing good Tammy, although tired.

((((((hugs)))))

fourwindshaiga said...

Yes, it works perfectly! How are you liking your snowy white mountain winter?

floreta said...

i like the vase. it's almost invisible! it reminds me of a swan ice sculpture that i saw in the philippines. didn't last long. :D

Tabor said...

Perfect post as always. You can see something where others miss the connections! Sounds as though you are feeling healthier after the doctors proddings and pokings and whatever!

kitehorse said...

phantoms as distortions is very nice!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Wonderful poetry and I LOVE your vase. ;-)

SandyCarlson said...

Extra credit and then some! What a great illusion.

Lovely, powerful spectres!

anthonynorth said...

Great post. Particularly liked the vase.

Suzanne R said...

The vase is beautiful, and looks so delicate! What a neat idea, putting it on ice. Great shot!

Fledgling Poet said...

I almost didn't see the vase, and then when the shape caught my eye, it suddenly came into vivid focus. Wonderful! The Swan song words you wrote were gorgeous.

Tumblewords: said...

Extra credit, indeed. You made your very own spectral. I love it! the first one is gorgeous, too!

Amias said...

The swan is beautiful ... Tumblewords said it better than I could.

Maggie said...

Thr warmth felt hearing the swan song could certainly melt the harsh winter snow.

Jama said...

What a great idea! I got a couple of a glass swans figurine just next to the computer but they are not exactly white, more opaque.....

emmapeelDallas said...

You definitely get extra credit from me! Very creative Tammy (and no surprise that you're so creative!).

:)

Judi

Quiet Paths said...

Extremely creative; I like that it's such a subtle swan. Yes, I want to know it goes with all your snow.

Quiet Paths said...

Extremely creative; I like that it's such a subtle swan. Yes, I want to know it goes with all your snow.

Nancy said...

Creative? For sure.
Extra credit? Indeed!!

I just love that poem,thingie. Drop me a line (or a call) and let's catch up.

Love ya,
Nance

Nancy said...

Creative? For sure.
Extra credit? Indeed!!

I just love that poem,thingie. Drop me a line (or a call) and let's catch up.

Love ya,
Nance

Michelle said...

You get extra credit and then some!
BRRRR, I'm freezing! :)

Hugs,
Michelle

SandyCarlson said...

So lovely!

Patti said...

What beuatiful poetry Tammy! And gorgeous pictures too (vase included!)...

Patti

Geraldine said...

Oh so pretty Tammy!

How are you doing today? Hope you and Dave are feeling well.

Big hugs, G

www.mypoeticpath.wordpress.com

Kay said...

Tammy - you and Beauty go toether like a horse and carriage!

tinker said...

I had to look twice to see her - she's almost camouflaged - but now that I do see her - she looks all the more beautiful and ethereal floating there, like a swan from fairyland...
I guess the Groundhog was right, and we are getting 6 more weeks of winter - brr - that looks really cold! Stay warm! xOx

paris parfait said...

That is brilliantly creative, Tammy! Gorgeous, the image and the poem! xoxox

Terri said...

Oh you clever woman! That's beautiful, it looks like it's carved of ice and it just belongs there. Nicely done!

Coy said...

Great improvising. looks coooold where you are. Here in Sunny South Florida it's been in the 80's without a cloud in the sky this week.
*** Coy ***

Wammy said...

I think you should get extra, extra credit! What a great idea! And I agree with others...it loks so cold.

Liz said...

What an elegant vase and words to accompany your wonderful photos. I think you deserve all the creative credit for this entry.

Mike said...

That is a very nice vase. Very neat shot.