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13 November 2016

Stillness

The other day I posted a link to the 'crane cam' at Whitewater Draw.

But it was late when I posted and the crane cam only showed the night.

I went back to it this morning, out of curiosity.

I watched it, fascinated, for I don't know how long.

This is my new stillness.


Whitewater Draw

morning
prairie grass murmurs

cranes flutter, tumble
and call




Shared with the imaginary garden's real toads.


I wish I knew html well enough to load up that feed on this post, but I don't so you'll have to visit their site.
https://www.azgfd.com/wildlife/viewing/webcamlist/sandhillcrane/cranecam/

9 comments:

  1. Your description is filled with sensory detail.. a rare feat in such a short piece. Lovely work.

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  2. What a lovely way to find silence... looking at the cranes from the silence of your home...

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  3. There is much stillness... and wonder... and calm... to be found in the dark.

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  4. It was empty when I clicked but i heard some wonderful noises coming from off camera - yes, murmurs and stillness. Beautiful

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  5. Succinct and it captures the moment.

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  6. The cam feed is like our human observation -- there because we expect to see something, hope there's revelation in it--but it's the participation which really counts, the presence, our attention. All carefully carved here.

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  7. The beauty, the glory of nature so simply, but profoundly spoken.

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