Thursday, January 27, 2011

Haiku - Summertime


Flying like seagulls
Seizing and taunting the wind
Summertime delight


This is Little Traverse Bay - Lake Michigan.  I took this photo two years ago while relaxing at Zorn Park on the little sandy beach in Harbor Springs, Michigan.  I wanted to photograph the many sailboats and this yacht nosed into the photo.  I kind of like it!  And it is perfect for "Partially Seen in January" (although this was taken in August) but I'm bending the rules a bit.

Do the following photos make you long for summer?



This photo above for "Sunday Creative" word for the week is "extent".  I always loved the horizon line of Lake Michigan - the extent of it is like the ocean and the sweep of the landscape and water is vast!




My "Flash Friday 55" on my creative writing blog "Art Happens in Black & White" can be seen by clicking HERE.

11 comments:

Patty Ann said...

Love all the blues! Those are great shots.

Carol Blackburn said...

Great shots, Margaret and wonderful poem. Making me long for the heat of summer.

Joan said...

Yes, it does make me long for summer! Great photos.

Ginnie said...

A place dear to my heart, Martgaret, even though I've not been there often (Traverse City). Lake Michigan, though, is part of my soul.

Margaret Bednar said...

Blues are summery! Thanks for all the compliments.

Carol - capturing the photos with words is fun for me. I try...

Ginnie - I thought John would NEVER move away from Lake Michigan (he grew up with it always nearby. We do plan on going back often...

Lou Belcher said...

Great photos... I imagine Traverse Bay looks a lot different today... brrrr..

Margaret Bednar said...

Lou - Oh, yes it does look a lot different. Little Traverse Bay is smaller adn off of Petoskey, which is north of Traverse City, MI. Both are beautiful, but Petoskey is more quaint. Harbor Springs is another sweet resort town just across the small bay from Petoskey. Some grand summer home in both.

lisa geiger said...

mmmmmmm................
i'm sure you are warming hearts everywhere, and much of the country can use that right now!
isn't summer just around the corner?

Margaret Bednar said...

Lisa - I think it is lovely here - but many "lifers' think it is a cold winter. Makes me laugh. :)

Maegan Beishline said...

Beautiful images and great interpretation!

Margaret Bednar said...

Maegan Beishline - Looking forward to sitting in that exact same spot this summer! Thank you... for your challenge - it keeps me on my toes.