Inspiration and Expiration, and Sea and Sky.

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Inspiration.”

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I really do aspire
To be a flyer, higher –
These are some things you may see
Viewing from our property …

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Inspiration’s breathing in,
Expiration breathing out;
If more ‘in’ you fail to win,
You’ve expired, have no doubt!

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Inspiration will abate
Once you reach expiry date,
With an early death, your fate
Is to have become ‘the late’.

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Keep then, all that will inspire,
For the longest time you may:
These are things will lift you higher
At the ending of your day.

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Watching these is true inspiration for the adventurous, and for the imagination.

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Colonialist August 2015 (WordPress)

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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31 Responses to Inspiration and Expiration, and Sea and Sky.

  1. Tokeloshe says:

    I wouldn’t mind having that view.


  2. Mél@nie says:

    splendid, mon Colonel… I’ve just recalled Lauren Bacall’s words:”my imagination is the highest kite that can fly…” 🙂

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  3. TBM says:

    Hard to to daydream with a view like that.


  4. Ruth2Day says:

    what a lovely view. Is this from the new house?


  5. Love all the shots. Blue pictures always make me feel happy – sky and sea, perfect combo


  6. quarksire says:

    welp those guys an gals if there are any are having more fun than me today flying round very cool shotz: 🙂 imakes me wanna go flying 🙂


  7. I would love to be up there with camera in hand! One day I will. And at the end, perhaps I will be the late crazy crone! heh heh


  8. de Wets Wild says:

    Did one of those gliders take a dive into the Indian Ocean!?


  9. Les, this is (so far) my favourite of all your posts. Thank you.


  10. Very inspiring pics and verse, Col. 🙂


  11. granny1947 says:

    So beautiful Col.


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