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Canan Oner


World Member, Istanbul

The Bloom of Winter....II

For Dolores (FotoGallery Dolores) about making choices :-))

I WISH YOU ALL; A NICE, PEACEFUL WEEKEND, WHEREVER YOU ARE, WHATEVER YOU DO.....

THE BLOOM OF WINTER
It was cold and rainy yesterday.
Cocooned in blues, the dark clouds cast me away…
So, I got my camera and went out to play…
To embrace whatever I had; for this special day…

Up to the hills I climbed, hoping to see some reflections of the sun
Filling my heart with joy and not letting despair pulling me down..
I made my choice; suddenly felt like a colorful butterfly
Dancing, kissing every flower, trying to reach up, up to the sky…

Then I saw this tiny white bloom on a small lonely tree,
Smiling as if, she was greeting me…
Couldn’t believe my eyes…a bloom at this time of the year ?..
Paused for a long time; taking all the love in and departing fear..

Ran for my camera, I clicked and clicked in ectasy
Certified the miracle which was standing there, right in front of me !…
Floating in pleasure, I honored myself and the bloom of winter
And let the magic refill my heart forever….

Canan Oner
November / 19 / 2007

Comments 32

  • Pierre LAVILLE 09/12/2010 15:56

    J'aime ce traitement.!!!!!!!!
    Amitiés Pierre.
  • Elfriede de Leeuw 01/23/2010 16:27

    Wonderful !!!!
    Best wishes Elfriede
  • Gert van der Flier 01/17/2010 11:50

    It makes my happy, Canan.
    Greetings, Gert
  • JESUS MARTIN HERNANDEZ 01/13/2010 17:10

    magnifica composicion todo un lujo de imagen
    saludos
  • anthony ryan 01/12/2010 11:01

    There is only you that could find something so beautiful in november Canan,such a beautiful flower to remind us of you.so soft and gentle pink and tender has if it was you standing there.A excellent composition captured in wonderful detail and presented beautifully.
    Hugs.
    Anthony
  • Kaith Kakavouli 01/10/2010 20:41

    very beautiful !!!!
  • Dolores M. 01/10/2010 19:21

    @ Canan, I just like to thank you again ! It's not only a marvellous composition, they are your thoughts and words ! I really feel honored about your dedication Canan ! ....................Dolores
  • Lola Martínez Sobreviela 01/10/2010 3:10

    En la belleza reside una esencial y natural sabiduría, la magia de la sorpresa.
  • iacob ion 01/09/2010 23:03

    Great composition!Superb poem!
    Congratulation,Iacob
  • botano 01/09/2010 20:37

    SUPER !!
    ++++++++++++++++++LG Botan
  • fabienne.z 01/09/2010 15:22

    thats so wonderfull!!!!!!!!!
    have a nice week end !
    @ fab
  • Deryck 01/09/2010 9:09

    This is very beautiful Canan. Your dedication to your friend is fantastic. I can see why she loves it. Than you for being you too. It is a wonderful poem too. I like the words: "to embrace whatever I had for this special day" It is very thought provoking and speaks to the heart of a "wildlife photographer" you may know :-)))
    Deryck
  • adriana lissandrini 01/08/2010 23:35

    so beautiful, Canan....
    hugs Adriana
  • Adele Oliver 01/08/2010 22:14

    Your lovely shot and beautiful editing ..... and your words full of emotion and magic touch my heart too. So nice for our friend Dolores!!
    hugs, Adele
  • P.E.T.R.A. 01/08/2010 21:52

    just great! very well done, Canan!

    hugs

    Petra
  • willy ombret 01/08/2010 21:44

    très beau travail
    jolie composition
    Willy Ombret
  • Sally Dunn 01/08/2010 20:51

    A wonderful glimpse of pink Canan and a super poem too.
    Sally
  • Natalja Dralova 01/08/2010 20:39

    Excellent shot!
  • Silvia Simonato. 01/08/2010 20:25

    Preciosa composición… Es realmente un muy buen trabajo.
    Saludos Silvia
  • Nicolas Rattin 01/08/2010 19:28

    Magnifique composition...
    Amitiés Nicolas
  • CsomorLászló 01/08/2010 19:27

    Once upon a time ... I have seen this ..in my garden-:))
    bw
    CsL
  • Angelika El. 01/08/2010 19:16


    What a fine work!!! Pic and poem are a pleasure!!!
    For you also a fine weekend!!!

    bw
    angelika


  • BRYAN CRUTE 01/08/2010 18:52

    Like this colour key editing !
    Beautiful picture Canan

    Regards
    Bryan
  • Ilidio Fernandes 01/08/2010 18:48

    So beautiful , well done.
  • Mehme AKIN 01/08/2010 18:42

    cok guzel..tebrikler