2/2/11

white as diamonds

b l i z z a r d !!!
just some music and some photos to celebrate...















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i've known mornings
white as diamonds,
silent from a night so cold.
such a stillness,
calm as the owl glides.
our lives are buried in snow.
  i was sifting through the piles,
in my hand a tangled thread,
each patient tug upon the snarl
is a glimpse of what has been.

burdened bands gain strong hands
,
gaping holes where diamonds should be.
must have been morning that stole them—
a glint of white in the pocket of winter.

and some hearts are ghosts settling down in dark waters
,
just as silt grows heavy and drowns with the stones.


i've known mornings

white as diamonds,
silent from a night so cold.
such a stillness,
calm as the owl glides.

our lives are buried in snow.

—alela diane               

                                       
                                 

5 comments:

  1. Oh! This is my very favorite Alela Diane song--the lyrics and video are just so beautiful and still, aren't they? And that first photo of the snow and flowers is lovely (I must admit, I am jealous of the snow...it is dry and clear where I live).

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  2. yes! the video makes me thirsty for cold forest air. i need to listen to more alela.

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  3. Lovely - photos and music

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  4. such great pictures Annie, thanks for sharing them! Almost puts us there (i kind of wish)!

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  5. thank you! i was so happy to get the chance to take a leisurely frolic in the blizzard to take these photos... :)

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