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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE : CLOSE

I have some beautiful images of people who are close to me and to one another but I just came across this one of the little girl and it has taken my attention. She is still close to the ground, close to the Old Land which is Our Place and close to the start of this life on Earth. She fears little and loves Life.  Everything is close. Her toes. Her fingers. The coils of the toy snake. She is no more afraid of the real snakes she encounters than she is of this plastic one. And we are close by. To guard and to guide. 

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THE RAINBOW SNAKE

and from another of my favourite poets

My nana opens windows

Weaving songs

And gently tells

Real myths.

ALI COBBY ECKERMAN

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BLOGGING ALL OVER THE WORLD: OTHER PHOTOBLOGGERS : CLOSE.

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2012/06/15/weekly-photo-challenge-close/

Close. It’s a feeling, it’s a proximity…it’s people, it’s a place, it’s objects. They’re close.

http://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/06/15/weekly-photo-challenge-close/

http://bebeskitchen.wordpress.com/2012/06/15/weekly-photo-challenge-close/

http://annarashbrook.wordpress.com/2012/06/16/weekly-photo-challengeclose/

http://jeffsinonphotography.wordpress.com/2012/06/16/weekly-photo-challenge-close/

http://divine-lunacy.com/2012/06/15/just-for-shits-giggles-wordpress-photo-challenge-close/

http://drieskewrites.wordpress.com/2012/06/15/close/

BLACK SWAN  
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3 thoughts on “WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE : CLOSE”

  1. Just beautiful. As a parent, I can totally relate how we follow our kids very closely every step of the way. Sometimes, kids don’t see a potential danger or show fear. Brave yes, but also scary and dangerous. So this is where we parents comes in. Inspiring post!

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