Friday, February 5, 2016

Winter

I hear it breathing with the wind
letting its icy chill slice through my soul.
I see the trees letting go of the beauty they once held
and the leaves that lay left behind on the ground
growing hard from the ice that coats the land.
I taste winter's iron air
and smell the earthy fragrance of the dead plants
and the vibrant smell of pine.
smoke whispers from my mouth
as I exhale the cold,
like a dragon I breathe.
I run through the forest washed white
and watch the snow dance with the wind
as the faded sun shines through the heavy branches.

Winter shows the dark side of nature
a season of vulnerability
it is stripped from all the beauty it once held
 and left to make sense of the cruel, the cold, the ugly, the broken,
and find beauty in it all.


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We stayed in a cabin a month ago when we had our first big snow of the winter. It was sooo beautiful there. <3

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  1. It looks so beautiful! Nicely captured. Is that a young photographer in training I see? ;)

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    1. It truly was. :) Thanks, Bess! Yep, she wants to be a photographer/veterinarian when she grows up. ;)

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  2. ARE YOU EVEN KIDDING ME. this is /gorgeous./ full meaning of the word. also, your adorable younger sister in training. ;) <3

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    1. ahhhhh!!! CALLY. Thank you soooo much!!! <3 <3 <3

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  3. THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL OH MY GOODNESS
    You are incredibly talented and beautiful, Eve! I can't even imagine what wonderful plans God has for you <3

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    1. Thanks, Jordy!! OHMYGOODNESS. You are too kind for words. <3

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  4. Wow, so beautiful! You are a amazing photographer and writer. I'm loving looking through your posts!
    -Elissa
    letters-to-jayna.blogspot.com

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    1. Awwww, that means so much to me! Thanks, Elissa. So glad you enjoy my little corner of the internet. <3

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  5. Oh my goodness, this is so beautiful!

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  6. love //this// so much dear. this is stunning- the poetry and the poem. xx

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  7. SO SO BEAUTIFUL. girl, you're gorgeous too <3

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    1. Oh me goodness gracious!! Thank you ever so much!!! <3

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  8. The photography like omg! Inlove your blog so much

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    1. AHHHHHHHHHHH! That makes me so, so happy to hear you say that. Thank you, Marykate. <3

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  9. Stunning photos <3 And gorgeous poem. I especially love the lines "like a dragon i breathe" and "winter's iron air".

    Ellie | On the Other Side of Reality

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    1. Thank you, Ellie! I'm so glad you enjoyed it. <3

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  10. Oh this pictures are sooo pretty. <3

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  11. you are so amazingly skilled at photography, eve. you blow me away every. single. time. <3
    this looks like a beautiful memory.

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    1. Autumn that is sooo, soooo kind of you to say!!! Having my poetry and photos compared to a "beautiful memory" is the best complement I could ever imagine. Thank you!!!!! <3

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  12. you are incredible. and the photography is outta this world<3

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  13. Brilliant photography!
    Erin
    http://bobblegary.blogspot.com.au/

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  14. Just magnificent, Eve. Bravo. <3

    Ava \\ http://landofquiet.blogspot.com

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  15. So beautiful! I love your photography so much; the snow looks so lovely! And by the way I love the pictures of you; you're so pretty! <3
    -Anna
    http://demigodsandunicorns.weebly.com/

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    1. That is so sweet of you to say!!! Thanks, Anna!! <3

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