Cherry blossom snow

We cannot behold
the beauty of the blossoms
enshrouded by haze –
yet steal us their scent, at least,
spring breezes blowing from the hills.

Yoshimine no Munesada

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Transient poetry of clouds going down to earth for some days to blow itself into a multitude of airy cherry blossoms. Continue reading

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Not magic, just physics # 2 – fire & ashes

There is nothing special in the world. Nothing magic. Just physics.― Chuck Palahniuk

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein

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Craving for snow

Мороз и солнце; день чудесный!
Еще ты дремлешь, друг прелестный —
Пора, красавица, проснись:
Открой сомкнуты негой взоры
Навстречу северной Авроры,
Звездою севера явись!*

Зимнее утро, Александр Cергеевич Пушкин, 1829

The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination – Terri Guillemets

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Dreaming of snowy mountain in bright blue and white palette.  Continue reading

Of snow and of needles

When the wind calls,
You know,
That somewhere in the mountains,
It has found the answers that you were looking for.
The pull of the horizon overcomes the inertia of reason…
And you just have to go – Vikram Oberoi

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Some pics from treks in the Swiss Alps around Emosson and la Grande-Dixence dams, humble 1,900 and 2,300 meters altitude, at the frontier between autumn and winter. Continue reading