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Run run dark beauty…


horses-sketch

This poem is dedicated to all those who have overcome adversity & climbed higher than humanly possible.
The photo is the sketch of a project I am busy with. Horses are my passion & I might have gotten stuck with this longer than I should for fear of not giving justice to this magnificent animal & the tremendous power exuding from it.
Keep warm! Hope you enjoy the poem. Feedback is always very welcome 🙂

Run run my race horse over the fences, hedges & highest walls, take leaps,
skip over rivers, mane blowing in the winds, undeterred… nothing stopping you.

Run run my stallion,spread the energy, black shining coat glistening under the effort
of raw power. Long gone are your days of uncertainty, battles over frail beginnings.

Run run dark beauty, never be afraid of winning, fly & never turn back, you were a
conqueror at your first faltering steps…

Run run my baby, I will celebrate your victories, as close to my heart,
as bright as the stars, as magical as your existence.

Sleep sleep my foal you’ve earned the miracle of tomorrow!

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Those lazy summer days…


It would be nice to begin our days with tranquility... ©copyright2014owpp

It would be nice to begin our days with tranquility…
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Don’t you like those lazy summer days
Where going out for a stroll means
Leaving the trail of uncertainties
Behind, enjoy life’s miracle and
Exquisite grace, unfold at
Its own pace…

Do this ;) ©copyright2014owpp

Do this 😉
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Swim at leisure... ©copyright2014owpp

Swim at leisure…
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In a clear pond... ©copyright2014owpp

In a clear pond…
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Enjoy nesting with a view ©copyright2014owpp

Enjoy nesting with a view
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With stars sparkling on waters ©copyright2014owpp

With stars sparkling on waters
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Flying & gliding... ©copyright2014owpp

Flying & gliding…
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Keeping an eye on our cherished ones :) ©copyright2014owpp

Keeping an eye on our cherished ones 🙂
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And forever ending our days with an Aaah picture! ©copyright2014owpp

And forever ending our days with an Aaah picture!
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Nature’s high-tech refinement


Intricate beauty ©copyright2014owpp

Intricate beauty
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We found this amazingly beautiful flower on our visit to the organic farm
which I wanted to share with you today 🙂

Perfection in display ©copyright2014owpp

Perfection in display
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The whole plant ©copyright2014owpp

The whole plant
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Profile close-up ©copyright2014owpp

Profile close-up
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As small as a buttonhole…


A tiny daisy ©copyright2014owpp

A tiny daisy
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As I sat down on a bench in front of a lake bordered by trees, a plucked daisy
laying on the grass drew my attention and while the others went on having
their fun I picked it up & had mine experimenting for thirty whole
minutes the art of close-up photography. This flower as big as a buttonhole
pleasantly surprised me with its outcome 🙂
I have to explain that my camera is very basic so I’m always in awe at
how its limits can be stretched…

I had a hard time selecting, erased about five & a whole load on premises & ended with the grand collection
of seven I just could not part with but most importantly is which one do YOU like?

This is my background ©copyright2014owpp

This is my background
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For the amazing talent out there! ©copyright2014owpp

For the amazing talent out there!
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Blurry beauty ©copyright2014owpp

Blurry beauty
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Tiny but grand ©copyright2014owpp

Tiny but grand
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There's nothing like B&W! ©copyright2014owpp

There’s nothing like B&W!
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Fragile... ©copyright2014owpp

Fragile…
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A last glance... ©copyright2014owpp

A last glance…
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Wind’s ephemeral joys on sand


Wind's ephemeral joys on sand ©copyright2014owpp

Wind’s ephemeral joys on sand
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Words might not suffice
Should not compromise
The blissful walks
And peaceful talks
In a world of sand and dunes
Where wind and waves rule

Wind... ©copyright2014owpp

Wind…
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Unusual twig ©copyright2014owpp

Unusual twig
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Gracious space ©copyright2014owpp

Gracious space
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Man on sand... ©copyright2014owpp

Man on sand…
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Quality & serenity ©copyright2014owpp

Quality & serenity
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Blissful walks ©copyright2014owpp

Blissful walks
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Wind's signature... ©copyright2014owpp

Wind’s signature…
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Sand waves ©copyright2014owpp

Sand waves
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Playing around with Daffodil photography


Minimalism ©copyright2014owpp

Minimalism
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I had fun today experimenting photography with the Daffodils I grew from bulbs to this.
I hope you like it too 🙂

Mysterious ©copyright2014owpp

Mysterious
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In its true colors ©copyright2014owpp

In its true colors
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Shine bright like a diamond... ©copyright2014owpp

Shine bright like a diamond…
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Close-up art ©copyright2014owpp

Close-up art
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Gracefully yours... ©copyright2014owpp

Gracefully yours…
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BBC Documentary – The Magical Forest (HD) (not an ordinary documentary!)


…And that is why we preserve it with all our might 🙂
This is a documentary worth persevering till the end, it is relaxing, hopeful, informative it shows us nature as interconnected. A unique network system, each one relying upon the other for its survival.
It teaches us the miracle of life in all forms, its delicate balance, the necessity & importance for every seemingly insignificant role played (by the word we have started to take too much for granted having heard it so often pronounced) in a perfectly designed Eco-system.
You will not regret watching it 🙂

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Published on May 3, 2013
BBC Documentary 2012 – The Magical Forest

Secrets of Our Living Planet showcases the incredible ecosystems that make life on Earth possible. Using beautifully shot scenes in the wild, Chris Packham reveals the hidden wonder of the creatures that we share the planet with, and the intricate, clever and bizarre connections between the species, without which life just could not survive.

Discover previously unknown relationships, like why a tiger needs a crab, or why a gecko needs a giraffe. Each week Chris visits one of our planet’s most vital and spectacular habitats and dissects it to reveal the secrets of how our living planet works.
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Education
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