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  Dances with Whales
by Patrick A Granfors
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
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Some whale inspired haiku

Photo:Taken by Patrick Granfors, a humpback breaching just off the coast of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico


Nature’s cabaret

Leviathan performing

Rhapsody in Blue

 

Humpback and Sailboat

Dancing atop the wavelets

Share the ocean breeze

 

Gazing at beauty

Attempting flight without wings

Can cause hearts to soar

 

Following life’s path

Can be far more enchanting

With the proper guide

 

Whenever in doubt

Pursue that which you love most

Time is elusive

 

It’s far easier

Sailing from life’s trials with

The wind at your back

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2010 Patrick Granfors

 

 

 




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Reviewed by Eileen Granfors 1/9/2011
Amazing moment among many amazing moments.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 1/6/2011
very nice!
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 1/6/2011
Stunning Ku's and that picture is priceless!!!! Awesome stuff, Patrick!! Thanks for taking us along....

Anna
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/6/2011
Whenever in doubt
Pursue that which you love most
Time is elusive

How so very true, and the time I've spent whale watching has always been so wondrous.

Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 1/6/2011
Inspiring, Patrick! To come away from it all with a picture like this is worth a thousand words and something of creation you don't get to see everyday. You're the kind of person appreciative of what he sees through the viewfinder and takes it a creative step further. Good poem!

Love,
Sage
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/5/2011
Man, I would love to see that in person...never have seen a whale for real...they don't seem to come around the Jersey shoreline...we get alot of dolphins just off the beach, but never seen a whale...you are a lucky man...ed
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 1/5/2011
Such illusive beauty in your words reaching out, touching every heart...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 1/5/2011
Tis truly amazing, how a being so large, raise itself out of it's element, like an explosive orgasm, and then gently glide nether to depths unfathomable, at least to us ordinary folk, I feel such kinship, I wonder why, ha. Have you ever read this book, " The Swarm,
by "Schaetzling" ? if you had, you might have thought twice, showing this behemoth, the underside of your tiny dingy. Your Haiku is writing above the waves though, and sailing with the wind at its back, can you imagine if that whale let wind, you being so close?
Hugs! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 1/5/2011
Beautifully stated, my friend. Whale watching is a beautiful, almost
God like endeavor. And, "The wind at your back" is really great if one is on a bicycle, as I quite often am.
Mark
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 1/5/2011
danced with whales back in college; but that's another story. anyway, i love the serenity and tranquility in this piece, a vocal arena capture of wind and salt and sea knitted together with a humble, philosophical breeze, refreshing and stimulating, puts the mind at ease.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/5/2011
Nicely done.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 1/5/2011
This is a wonderful, inspiring side to you and your work, Patrick.
These thoughts will be germinating in my mind for some time.
They are such beautiful and inspiring musical creatures, whales. One of my biggest dreams is to someday swim with a dolphin. I have wanted to do that since I was a little girl.
Best,
Christine
Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 1/5/2011
I love the imagery Patrick, and your poemm isut something Im particularly am thinking about at tue momenrt.

Chip Bergeron

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