Subdued Blue

Subdued blue sky
ponders a change
from winter to new spring

Ode to Edward Abbey (5)

Spirit hovers
over lonely canyons
in dearly beloved country

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17 Responses to Canyonlands

  1. sandy says:

    Excellent! I love this post! I am thinking Abbey is not the only one who loves the desert.

  2. andro51 says:

    So this was just one of your most recent adventures?
    Well you certainly chose a very nice location, and the
    pictures do add a touch of wonder to this posting…

    I look forward to seeing more
    of your journey through pictures…

    Androgoth XXx

  3. bluebee says:

    Those colours in the rocks offset by what you have so aptly described as subdued blue – wow! Just magnificent. Thanks for sharing your perspectives of this amazing landscape, in words and photos, Monica.

  4. penpusherpen says:

    Subdued blue sky, and it seems so Monica, looking down at the grandeur below… I don’t know what it is about ‘rock’ shapes, pulls at the imagination I suppose … I really enjoyed your words my friend..xPenx

  5. lazfreedman says:

    Beautiful, poems, landscapes, Monica
    I enjoyed so much!
    Peace to you,

  6. A beautiful set of pics of the canyons Monica , an insight into a landscape we dont have here in Australia , they intrigue me as they remind me of pics I have seen in old western movies , canyons and mesas.

  7. Chloe says:

    Ah – these pics remind me of my vacations in Utah and Arizona a couple of years ago…sigh. Such stunning scenery that it takes your breath away huh? Thanks for sharing your great pics – and your Haiku are excellent. I feel refreshed!

    Chloe xx

    • Monica says:

      Hi Chloe, Thank you very much! It’s great that you visited these out-of-the-way places – unusual even for Americans to vacation there.

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