CB&W: All About Nature

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In amongst the

minutiae,

the everyday,

the hither and thither

of life rushing by,

there’s no time to talk,

no time to rest,

no time…

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Stop.

Breathe deep.

Tilt your face to the sun;

feel the warmth on your skin.

The world will wait.

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Listen to the

harmonies of nature’s music

as wind strummed trees

join in chorus with buzzing insects,

whilst trilling birdsong

fills the air.

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All it takes is a moment.

So stop.

And breathe deep.

The world will wait.

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This post is for Cee’s Black and White Challenge. This week’s theme is It’s All About Nature. The pictures were all taken at the meadow at various times this year.

I hope you like them.

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17 Comments on “CB&W: All About Nature

  1. Lovely words with striking photos – love how you captured the light in black/white.

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  2. I like them so very much Louise 🙂
    Especially, the rhythm of “world will wait”.
    Beautiful words:)

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    • Thanks, Ali. I believe everyone should take the time to appreciate the world around them. It always makes me feel wonderfully calm and happy. 🙂

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    • Thanks, Lena. I’ve photographed a lot of insects this summer, but that picture is my favourite out of all of them! And I was really pleased by how well it works in b&w, as well. I’m glad you like it too.:)

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  3. This post made my day and made me think about stopping and enjoying the moment with nature. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful poem and B&W photos from nature.

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    • Thank you, Linnea. I’m very glad you liked it. I always find taking the time to appreciate nature to be very refreshing. 🙂

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