Monday, December 7, 2009

In Place Of Leaves

Upon branches of barren trees
Snowflakes held in place of leaves
Shadow, light and wind, the snow does hold
Sparkling mounds and falling flakes to behold
The faint song of wind upon chime
Heralds a welcome melody to Winter's time.

Rose Marie Raccioppi

First Snow, Photograph, Collectible Clicks, ©Rose Marie Raccioppi
, 2009.

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  1. our snow this weekend was mixed with rain so it did not stick around...sad. i want snow! and the melody it sings...beautiful rose marie...

  2. I love all of our four seasons and oh the snow is so pretty especially at Christmas time, it is very cold right now and our snow will be here until the Spring I am sure....:-) Hugs

  3. Brian, that first snow of winter - so like a first love - I'll let you fill in the rest... I can almost hear your words... Much love, Rose Marie

  4. Hello Bernie, time for extra hugs and warm fuzzy feelings...right by the fire with you... Much love, Rose Marie


    I love the vulnerability of the image and the blend of your words - I feel the stillness and the sounds of the silent cold - the crystal sheen of ice and the peace of gray-blue all around. I can be my own artist designing my world as I need which can either escape or enforce my reality - perhaps both.

    Love to you

  6. Gail, Your descriptive is indeed one of an artist. What we create in many ways defines our reality. Even the thoughts and perceptions we identify with influence how we ultimately experience our individual and collective lives. To be at "cause" rather than "effect" serves our greatest purposes.

    You are loved dear friend and thanked for all you so lovingly reveal.

    Best always,

    Rose Marie

  7. I love the idea of snow holding shadow & light--& what a marvelous photo!

  8. John, Thank you - the more I look and the more I listen - all IS - the sounding silence - all touched by and part of All. Pleased for your visit John.

  9. Hi Rose Marie!! This is so lovely! "Snowflakes held in place of leaves" I really experienced that last week too! :) Great photo, btw!