February 26, 2015 § 10 Comments

Highland-Cow-in-Morning-Mist stan schapp






down by the river –







Image courtesy stan schapp


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§ 10 Responses to connect

  • Dan Antion says:

    I really like the picture. Alone, it’s beautiful. Coupled with your words, it takes on a special meaning. Nicely done Rachael.

    • Rachael Charmley says:

      Thanks, Dan. In reality I wouldn’t be in the same field as a Highland cow. I hear they can be pretty unpredictable!

  • SirenaTales says:

    Oooo, what a lovely river of words, or perhaps the presentation evokes a tongue, or both, or they are the same….For some reason, maybe that is the final word, tongue resonates so strongly for me here, Rachael….as does the connecting theme. My mind is a-swirl with your inspiration! Thank you for the gift. xxo

    • Rachael Charmley says:

      You remind me that the very nature of a good haiku is to open and expand the mind. To pull the rug from beneath our feet before we get too comfortable! ❤ Thank you 🙂

  • A peaceful sound trickled down through this. I usually sit with ducks at the river though 🙂

    • Rachael Charmley says:

      Yes – I’d feel much more comfortable too. There are lots of swans and geese on ‘my’ stretch of the river and I’m wary of them too! 🙂

  • Lovely picture and lovely words. It has evoked within me a great sense of belonging to nature.. Fantastic..

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