moutain mirages

20 08 2012

there are some days

looking out across the lake

when I see mountains that aren’t there

clouds and sunlight and shadows and memories collaborate

making mountain mirages

after the joy of

Oh my gosh!  Mountains!

comes the disappointment of

Oh.  They’re not real.

but they are still beautiful

which is still joyful

and what’s disappointing in that?



so enjoy all mountains, real or imagined

’cause we need all the beauty we can get







4 responses

4 09 2012

Hi there Amanda,
Hope your summer has been ducky. Thought you’d like to know I’ve just nominated you for “Inspiring Blog Award” and “One Lovely Blog Award” If you’re interested, you state 7 facts about yourself and nominate 15 bloggers you like. Here’s where you can find my post nominating you
Hopefully it will bring you some visitors.

5 09 2012

Thanks, Maia! I will do this later in the week. It’s good to hear from you! 🙂

5 09 2012

I used to do this in East London, re imagine the dark clouds as mountains. Now I live in Chiang Mai, Thailand where I don’t have to visualise them, there they are 🙂

5 09 2012

I’m glad I’m not the only one! 🙂 Enjoy those beautiful mountains!

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