Friday, December 12, 2014

Glacier

Carpe Diem #625 Glacier

I know nothing of glaciers so was at a loss, until I read Hamish ‘Managua’ Gunn's post on the beauty and the danger of the glaciers.  Then I found some pictures to further my inspiration.
Environment 360

melted channel
carves its way
through glacial ice


Morraine

blueish glacier
looms against the arctic sky
beautifully dangerous
deep caverns traverse beneath
fortress of ice demons




12 comments:

  1. Ice demons is right -- the glaciers can dangerous monsters indeed!
    But --- they can be gorgeous too.
    Loved the post :)

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  2. That tanka was also tinged with a touch of legend - which is exactly how it should be, there was a real sense of drama - in what is a dramatic landscape. So very nicely done. I am very honoured by your beautiful words in the mention. Thank you so much.

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    1. Thanks I was hoping both would be heard. Thank you for the inspiration I needed to write.

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  3. It IS hard to write about things you've never seen or experienced, isn't it?

    Glaciers Retreat

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  4. Love that tanka.. the images can for sure draw inspiration even if you lack experience of glaciers.

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  5. Wow what a nice set of poems Dolores ... your tanka is a beauty.

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    1. Thanks Kristjaan, so glad you like them1

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