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Beauty’s Shadows

“Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.” ~Junichiro Tanizaki

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow

Broadway At The Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC

Photos taken with Nikon D3400 ~by Mac

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Fly Free, Into Solitude

The silence is deafening, full of loneliness, emptiness
I wish to go away, flying free to the sea
Listening to the waves, my soul is renewed in solitude©

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Weekly Photo Challenge: solitude

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Military Memorial

Near the site of the former Air Force Base in Myrtle Beach, SC, sits this memorial site for Veterans. Along with this, there are multiple fighter jets and a repurposed, metal statue created by a local artist. All sits on a beautiful wooded piece of land.

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Photo Challenge: Repurpose

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Date of visit: November 2016

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Circle of Life

 

We’re born, we live, we die- It is a natural part of life

A child that depends on its parents to survive this world

Striving to become self sufficient and desiring adulthood

Only to become an adult and wanting to relive its youth

Searching, always searching to find what is life’s purpose 

Creating within ourselves desires, dreams and passions

Always working towards happiness and hope in tomorrows

But, do we ever really find what we so desperately look for?

Riches abound, things are plenty and all our needs are met

Yet, always searching, never content with what we have

Looking for love, discovering loss and feeling much sadness

Pain looms and mingles with the emotions we wish to forget

Aging, growing weaker as wasted time keeps disappearing

Until, it reclaims us, a vessel used for its silly circle of life©

by Mac

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Sweet Serenity

There is a rhythmic beauty to the sea, it’s tempo and grace bring such sweet serenity© ~by Mac

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I hope you enjoy these pictures from Myrtle Beach, SC.  (Taken with a  Nikon D3400)

DP Photo Challenge: Graceful

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Surrounding Of Solace

“The perpetual movement of the water, rolling from and to unknown destinations, the voices of the sea shield us from the raging furies and shrieking sounds of dystopian surroundings, creating an unwinding veil for stilled happiness, acquainting us with the gentle, cosmic rhythms of an extraneous world. They are a soothing relief and let us listen to the voices of our inner world. (“Voices of the sea” )” ~Erik Pevernagie

Daily Photo Challenge: Ambience

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Path To The Sky

“But the beauty is in the walking — we are betrayed by destinations.” ~Welsh poet Gwyn Thomas

This week the Daily Post would have us talk about the “Path.” As we are coming to the end of the year and 2017 just around the corner. Forcing us to look to the future perhaps and consider what lays ahead.

I will just share with you these photos I’ve taken that represent the limitless possibilities of the future. No, there is no path, for the “Sky is the limit” or perhaps even the sky holds no bounds. Such a wonderful image it makes to how wide open life is and how far we can go.

So, as I look to the journey ahead and recount the year gone by, I only know that there is so many ways that life can take me. I am excited, hesitant, full of anticipation and also self-doubt. But aren’t those all emotions we deal with? So, most of all I shall bolster my confidence, face the future head on and look to the sky.©

Blessings in the New Year my friends. ~Mac

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