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Between Trees

Published March 30, 2015 by Libby

Glimpsed
between trees
from upstairs window,
glistening rooftops wet with
rain.

© Elizabeth Leaper

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Eclipse

Published March 23, 2015 by Libby

Solar Eclipse
Sun
covered over
by passing moon.
What omen is this?
Eclipse.

© Elizabeth Leaper

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In case you missed it there was a solar eclipse last Friday! The photo was taken on Orkney by my cousin David. I failed to take any decent pictures despite having a clear view. This Elfje is a companion to my Friday post on ‘By the Wobbly Dum-Dum Tree’. You can read it here.

Constellations

Published March 9, 2015 by Libby

Bold
Orion strides
across the night
sky, arrogant as a
Lord.

Plough,
Big Dipper,
Great Bear; many
named group pointing due
North.

Double-U
shaped modest
maiden facing fierce
Great Bear, totally unafraid.
Cassiopeia.

Seven
Sisters? Can
you count how
many stars clustered there?
Pleiades.

© Elizabeth Leaper