Saturday, November 15, 2008

light on the rowan berries


light on the rowan berries, originally uploaded by gawdessness.

because the dark comes so quickly now
late afternoon is filled with the
compressed golden light of evening
and slides away so quickly
it pays to be quick with the camera

2 comments:

Anna said...

I'm still not used to seeing the name Rowan for those. I'm used to either Mountain Ash or the Polish name for it. I think it's spelled jazembina, with a dot over the z, but I'm not sure. The j has a y sound, but I don't know how I'd describe how the z is supposed to be pronounced. When I was a kid, my mother used to sing a Polish love song that, in English, would be Red Mountain Ash. It was years before I heard the recorded version. I couldn't believe how much better it sounded - when my mother sang it! *L*

I still think of that song and my mother singing it, every time I see a Red Mountain Ash.

Moi said...

love what looks like a kaleidscopic bacground here...

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