24 December 2011

Blue Winter: Happy Holidays



Winter uses all the blues there are.

One shade of blue for water, one for ice,

Another blue for shadows over snow.

The clear or cloudy sky uses blue twice-

Both different blues. And hills row after row

Are colored blue according to how for.

You know the bluejay's double-blur device

Shows best when there are no green leaves to show.

And Sirius is a winterbluegreen star.

Robert Francis

American

(1901-1987)


Images:

Harald Sohlberg, Norwegian (1869-1935)

Errol Le Cain, British (1941-1989)

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German (1880-1938)

4 comments:

  1. Thank you Barbara, Happy holidays to you and your family. Best, Kendra

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  2. Beautiful blue days to you, Kendra. Merry Christmas!

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  3. gésbi- Joyeux Noël et bonne année! Kendra

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