summer solstice

 

light holds night at bay

warm earth blooms, time to make hay

farmer’s favorite day

 

dandelion lawn

cows in pasture, tractor’s song

work as day is long

 

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Written in response to Carpe Diem’s prompt as we all anticipate the longest day

13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. julespaige
    Jun 17, 2014 @ 21:47:37

    Your piece makes me just a tad homesick for rolling pastures of PA –
    I’m visiting CA for a bit.

    Thanks for stopping by my Summer Solstice CD post ~Jules

    Reply

  2. Mary
    Jun 11, 2014 @ 14:41:44

    Ah, I definitely summer! Smiles.

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  3. Cheryl-Lynn
    Jun 09, 2014 @ 07:20:04

    Really fitting for the work ahead…a busy season indeed!

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  4. Chèvrefeuille
    Jun 08, 2014 @ 20:28:30

    Awesome imagery Lynn … very much in touch with the festivities around the summer solstice …

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  5. Imelda
    Jun 08, 2014 @ 03:45:28

    I love the idyllic theme here. 🙂

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  6. Constance Ann Morrison
    Jun 08, 2014 @ 00:12:20

    You’ve captured haying time wonderfully! It’s nice to see hay racks–there are so few around anymore.

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  7. Suzanne
    Jun 07, 2014 @ 23:15:12

    These capture the mood of the summer solstice energy I’m used to living in rural Australia. Your photo really goes well with the first haiku – those long shadows.

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