Friday, August 23, 2013

Write.. Publish... Edit... and Stock Photos

This is my entry for Write... Publish... Edit...
Hosted by Denise at L'Aussie Writing.

I am combining my entry with one of my photos. Bear in mind I didn't have time to write a prose piece and it's been YEARS since I attempted anything poetic. Vacations usually imply summer, which means it's hot, so this is what I envisioned.


Dusty odors drift on the summer wave
Shafts crackle under the oppressive heat
Respite found in the retreating day
The golden light waving goodbye


I'm also happy to report that I have a lot more images up at my site for sale, including the one above. You can find them at my Spunk On A Stick site: Stock Photos I and Stock Photos II

40 comments:

Yolanda Renee said...

Lovely photo captured perfectly in your prose!

Clarissa Draper said...

Love the picture and the poem!

Karen Walker said...

Ooh, didn't realize your stock photo site was up and running. Kudos. Heading over now...

Jo said...

Lovely pic and poem

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Very nice!

Elizabeth Spann Craig/Riley Adams said...

Perfect! Nice way to start out my blog visiting today. :)

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Karen, I hope to add 8 new photos every week.

Thank you, everyone.

Rachna Chhabria said...

Love both the picture and your poem.

Karen Lange said...

Nicely done! :) Thanks for the info about the photos. Will check it out!

Laura Marcella said...

Beautiful photo and poem, Diane. It made me feel nostalgic! Evoking emotion from the poem is what a poet strives for. Nice!

Happy reading and writing! from Laura Marcella @ Wavy Lines

michelle said...

The picture goes well with the prose...
Writer In Transit

Robin said...

8 photos a week. I hope that your site does so well that you end up having to increase that goal, but it sounds perfect for now. Wouldn't it be great if someday you were adding 20, 30, or even 50 because they were selling so well????

Steven said...

Careful, this new venture could take on a life of its own :)

Beverly Fox said...

Gorgeous! Both the picture and the words captured with it.

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

You clearly have a gift for poetry. I really like the descriptive words and the line "Shafts crackle under the oppressive heat." Nicely done, Diane. The picture is evocative too.

Be well,
xoRobyn

Nancy LaRonda Johnson said...

Terrific photo. It seems to be begging for poetry to be written about it. I'll have to check out some of your photos soon.

Sheena-kay Graham said...

The pic and the poem synced completely.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Laura, thank you.

Robin, by then I'd have to start taking more!

Steven, that would be wonderful if it did.

Robyn, thank you.

Scheherazade said...

Great pic and poem!

Denise Covey said...

Hi L Diane. Beautiful photo and poetry. The light is just gorgeous on the plant and the words add that summery feel. Glad you stretched your poetic wings for the prompt. Thank you for posting for the inaugural prompt.

Glad there's such interest in your photos.

Denise

Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

Another amazing picture and lovely poetry to go with it.

Sally said...

Great picture and verse to go with it evoking summer times.

cleemckenziebooks said...

Perfect image and poetry for this time of year!

Michael Di Gesu said...

beautiful blend of poetic prose and photography!

All the best in your new venture, Your photos are truly beautiful!

Sherry Ellis said...

That's a lovely poem! Nice job!

Medeia Sharif said...

I like the poem and pic. Those plants look hot and weary.

Jan Newman said...

That's a beautiful photo, and I like the poem very much. Well done! Best of luck with your Stock Photos venture.

Ella said...

Well Done! ;D
I like your poem and it does so fit the photo~
Happy Weekend to you~

Trisha F said...

Gorgeous poetry, and equally as beautiful picture :)

My favourite kind of vacation is going away from the Australian summer to cooler climes in another hemisphere. Though I don't mind going somewhere where it's spring or autumn either.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Denise, I did my best.

Trisha, I would much rather go where it is cool.

Thank you so much, everyone.

Rhonda said...

Beautiful picture and poem.

Milo James Fowler said...

A photographer AND a poet -- you've got skillz!

Misha Gericke said...

Wow nicely done with evoking the senses. Your poem reminded me of growing up in a place known for its wheat production. :-)

N. R. Williams said...

Hi Diane
Love the picture and the poem is beautiful. I can't offer feed back since I'm not a poet.
Nancy

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Thanks, Milo.

Nancy, that's okay, I'm not a poet either.

Connie Arnold said...

Lovely photo and poem! Nice combination. I will check out your stock photos too.

Lisa said...

Lovely poetry and living in the south, I can hear those kernels on the tips of the shafts crackling, the cotton pods snapping open. This year we've been lucky to have rain and so have to endure oppressive humidity instead of baking heat. Don't know which I prefer! Found you on Denise's bloghop. Great photo!

Lisa said...

Lovely lovely photos on your Stock photos site! Do you ever do portraits?

Tracy Jo said...

Beautiful photo and poem! I will check out your other images too. Do you take all the photos?

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Diane .. love your photos - and I must remember your 'stocks' ...

You can see that oppressive heat in the wheat photo ..

Glad the computer glitch seems to be sorted .. and good advice there too - cheers Hilary