Black and White, Experimental, Nature, Photography, Polaroid, Prose, Thoughts, Writing
(It was a bleary kind of day, today, and I finally summoned the courage to take the Polaroid Land Camera for a wee walk. Experimental photos below. Thanks for drizzling by.)Dull nolition chimes within his pebble eyes, staring limply into polished shadows. The frowzy sky curls up against the grey toothy waves. Metallic reflections fuse and break and scribble away. The air tastes like a bike chain. Cold and caustic, it coils about his neck. Steel hands chomp at the gargling shore. Water blinks, trapped inside asphalt ridges.
A drunkenness stirs; a kind of dizzying noddary. A vagrant smile flutters about his yarn-thin lips. He tries to lick away the sting of mist rising from the river’s snapping fingers.The swaddle of December wind nuzzles and kisses the little foundling’s wet, lutose face. The depths that loom beyond beckon. Only the Quiet awaits.
Fantastic. Glad to be part of the action.
Far too much fun! Looking forward to your fine Clouseau Polaroid portrait this weekend, I hope! 😉
Some succulent description here, with an under-current of mystery. Nicely written!
Thank you very much for the kind and encouraging words! Smiling cheers,
paula graham said:
oh dear, all very moving and quite emotional stuff.
Aye, a bit broody, haha. Thanks so much for the kind words and for sluicing by. Jubilant cheers,
Julie's garden blog said:
Fabulous! Love your words ..
Thank you for the wonderful feedback. Smiling cheers!
A really fascinating walk. Thanks for taking me along with you. Poor little abandoned foundling. 😦
A pure delight. Aye, it was sad, discovering him there, tussled in the wind, with his sad little mud-splotched face. Of course I had to rescue him 😉 Vitative cheers to you,
Wow! You’re so talented. Lovely images and words.
Thank you. You are far too kind. Thanks so much for the lovely and encouraging words! Smiling cheers dear sailor-lass,
Rose Red said:
lovely, I especially love the shot of the dock- the lighting is fantastic
Thank you. I really liked that one, as well. It was a wonderful moment indeed. The light was turning into a lovely rich pinkish-gin, to the right. Dolphins were scudding by in the distance and on the other side of the causeway the water was tossing and fomenting in a rage. It was a perfect afternoon. Thank you for drizzling by and leaving such kind words! Smiling cheers,
Rose Red said:
Wow you live near dolphins? That’s marvelous, cheers
Aye, I should really attempt to film them sometime. They really love to pirouette and play near this particular causeway, this time of year. I have even been astounded to find myself swimming the surf with them. Along with the sharks, and even manatees 😉 In the springs I have been charmed to swim with wee alligators, as well. There is something particularly strange and magical about diving down and watching a turtle glide along so gracefully, his furry green shell fizzing, his fins slicing along, his yellow eye glinting in the light. Wow I’m rambling!
You don’t live by the sea, I take it? Any other creatures afoot to spend time with?
Happy weekend to you!
Rose Red said:
Every morning I feed the birds in the yard and go back upstairs and watch from the window while the squirrels take the food away from the birds. It’s funny to watch them being so sneaky.
I live by a lake rather than the ocean. Lake Michigan in the states.
Is Autumn your real name? I use a similar name in backgammon, autumnrain
I love your backgammon name! Autumn Jade happens to be my real name, haha. Me mum was a bit of a poet.
I used to live very near lake Michigan, a little outside of Chicago. I love the cold, gelid lakes of the north, especially in late autumn and throughout winter.
Haha I never get tired of watching the antics of wily squirrels! (One at the park down the way has decided that I make a lovely tree to CLIMB in search of peanuts. I am waiting for jays to start nesting in my hair, any day now…) Sounds like you get to take in a wonderful show every morning! Squirrels are grand. 😀
the dune mouse said:
the chilly wet fingers reach up !! I can feel the the cold wrap of winter wind here!! I shut the door -(It’s not time to go out yet!!) 🙂
Thanks so much! Precisely what I was feeling. I am so thrilled that you visited and by your lovely words. Har har, I love these sudden brumal lapses that descend from time to time. Hope you have found a warm, blazing fire to read beside and to bite away that cold wrap of winter, dear friend. Happy weekend to you!
Pawan Neeru Hira said:
Poor guy…air tasting like a bike chain – that’s fantastic, I can feel it. The shopping cart photo is my fav – and the dock, too – they work so well in the Polaroid –