Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Erie Images


Caution – lots of photos in this post! All of the images are from our trip to Lake Erie this past weekend.

 


 I don't do drugs.



But I could fly away


on a cloud of chocolate
or marshmallow


and caramel.
Or maybe a pepperoni pizza



with mushrooms
and banana peppers



I could fly away.

 

Or I could stay


tied to the earth,

rooted and tranquil –

sated with tomatoes

and sweet corn


or Gala apples


and Braeburns.

Or Clementines


I can be a bird
on the wing

with no clear


flight plan


Or I can take that
other, wooded and


furrowed path
that leads me
to you.


26 comments:

  1. Dear The Bug,
    Oh, oh, oh! How lovely indeed. And how loving. Thanks for a glimpse into the Erie landscape and the emotional landscape. The words and photos both convey so much--skill and content.

    Sincerely,
    Ann T.

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  2. That was wonderful! Beautiful pics, sweet words. Excellent.

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  3. Terrific post! I love the expressive words and all the images -- especially the frog and the red wing blackbird. I've never been to Lake Erie, though I've spent some time on Lake Huron.

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  4. thanks for linking up with oneshot...god blend of visuals with your word...i think i would choose that wooded path...smiles. beautiful pics!

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  5. Awwww.
    Lovely.
    And beautiful.
    Thanks.

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  6. not only beautiful but pics of birds ..love birds...thanks for joining One shot and hope to see you next week..cheers pete

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  7. Nice photos and nice words to match. (Gala apples rock!)

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  8. Beautiful pictures! It looks so relaxing.

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  9. How precious! All of it! And I love that you ended with a picture of Dr. M. Most excellent. Especially the references to chocolate, marshmallow and pepperoni pizza (I'll have mine without the additions of mushrooms and banana peppers). Grin!

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  10. I needed that!! Having some Erie Withdrawal here!!

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  11. Oh, Bug, those are beautiful...!!!! Enjoy. :-)

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  12. for some reason I was reminded of Jonathan Livingston Seagull and how the pictures made me want to fly away - but you took it one step further into the quiet meadowland

    Beautiful looked like a nice trip

    thanks for stopping at One Shot Wednesday - it has been a fun day

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  13. What fantastic pictures, you make me wish I could fly...and have some pizza because now I'm hungry.

    Plus, the end made me say, "Awwwwww!" so I forgive you for the hunger pains.

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  14. Lovely pictures and so nicely stitched together with your words.

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  15. Sigh...I just love your photos, and all the food, and the fact that you love Dr. M sooo much!!

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  16. delightful
    It was fun matching the photos with your words
    and there was a lightness about them.... and a settling ...loved the frog too

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  17. Loved the words and the photos!
    Just beautiful. Thanks.
    Bella

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  18. Bug...you are to sweet & clearly in love. Kudos!

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  19. Lovely! I have no desire to fly (scared of heights), but you almost make me wish I could. All good things, but the wooded path is always the most interesting, isn't it?

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  20. Loved the images AND the words were so tasty and evocative. Now I want to be "sated with tomatoes" and I've got none in the house!

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  21. Oh, Bug, this is gorgeously done! Gentle and buccolic, and then such a wallop at the end of that furrowed path. Hooray for you!

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  22. Dana, what a tremendously gorgeous post. The images really made me sore. Especially the hollyhock, lit as if from within, and the gull reflecting a soft setting sun. Wow. Just supreme.

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  23. I love this glorious mix of words with pictures of a beautiful countryside. It has such a special ending.

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