Thursday photo prompt: Painted #writephoto

Sue Vincent has given us a fabulous relaxing photograph to work with this week. It reminds me of some spectacular gardens open to the public in my home town.

For visually challenged writers, the image shows a rather oriental red bridge over a  pool covered with waterlilies and surrounded by trees.

I am the greens of the morning,
So many merge and mingle,
Soft and gentle, rough and hard
I am here for the passage of time.

I am the colours of the evening,
Glorious in the sunset
Casting a magical glow over water
Clear and pure, passing underneath.

I am the bridge to tomorrow,
Knowing it will arrive,
But not what the day may hold,
A mystery to any who alight.

I am a painting in waiting,
From the artist’s eye I will evolve
To be reborn on canvas,
Silent, tranquil and serene.

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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30 Responses to Thursday photo prompt: Painted #writephoto

  1. Sue Vincent says:

    This is really beautiful, Di. I love that last stanza.

  2. Sadje says:

    I love this poem Di.

  3. Iain Kelly says:

    Makes me wish I could paint! I’ll leave this scene to Monet 🙂

  4. Kritika says:

    ‘A painting in waiting’
    👏👏👏 Awesome.

  5. willowdot21 says:

    What a wonderful poem, you have captured not only the feel of the poem but also the spirit 💜

  6. Carol anne says:

    wow di, this is so beautiful! such vivid imagery in it. xo


  7. A perfect poem to accompany the inspirational scene. I love what you saw in the bridge.

  8. murisopsis says:

    Yes. This one is excellent!

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  10. Such a beautiful poem, artistic and natural! 😍

  11. Beautiful. I saw a little of Monet in there. ❤

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