Tag Archives: Rocks

Wordless Wednesday: Lovely Rock

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Video of the Week #190: This Book Rocks

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Video of the Day: The Christmas Story Told Through Rocks

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To learn more about the art of Patti Rokus, and for more information about her book, click here.

Tuesdays of Texture: Rocky

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Tuesdays of Texture: Rocky

My offerings for Narami’s Tuesdays of Texture Challenge:

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Photos by ARHuelsenbeck.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Rock Paper Scissors

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Rock Paper Scissors

In Arizona, rocks are a major landscaping feature. My entry for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week:img_0038img_0026img_0016

Photos by ARHuelsenbeck.

TUESDAYS OF TEXTURE | WEEK 41 OF 2016

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TUESDAYS OF TEXTURE | WEEK 41 OF 2016

I’m participating in De Monte y Mar‘s Tuesdays of Texture Photo Challenge with these rocky shots.

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Three Poems for August

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Photo by stockarch via freeimageslive.co.uk

The sky’s been weird lately,
black swirling clouds,
out of character for the desert.
Do cacti and tornados even go together?

Thirty years ago,
the sky was always turquoise,
the sunset always peachy.
Why the paradigm shift?

What has changed?
Has the earth been nudged out of orbit?
Is it falling,

falling,

falling
into the depths of the universe?

O Rock, O Rock

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Photo by Alan Vernon

Three days in a row
A stock-still quail beside the path startled me
I studied it to discover
It was only a rock.

The third day
I picked it up
Sure it had wisdom to share with me.

I kept it in the laundry room
On top of a tower of storage boxes.
Every time I saw it
I remembered how it surprised me anew
Every day
Even though I knew it was hard cold unbreathing.

It’s gone (where did it go?)
Yet it retains its ability to surprise me
Popping into my memory at the oddest moments.

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Blue jeans
Blue moons
The blues
Blue skies
Blue seas
Blue blood
Navy blues
Baby blues

Loneliness is blue
Regret is blue
Memories of childhood are blue
Fading into the distance

Poetry © by ARHuelsenbeck 2016.