10.31.2011

Samhain; Gaelic for Summer's End


clouds were passing through today
from west to east
through hills and valley
meadow and high mountain


cloaked within their misty forms
traveled celestial ancients


their sole purpose
to sprinkle blessings on the land
and all that lived beneath


and so they did
and so it goes
blessings from above
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tis Halloween
and the sun descending towards the horizon drew me out of my wee cabin
to sunset bathe
and greet the Celtic New Year with my heart

whether you celebrate Halloween
Day of the Dead, honoring those who have passed to the beyond
or Samhain
I wish you a gracious time

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this evenings moon
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41 comments:

  1. Sometimes I think you're a forest sprite, a friend and help lead us in this life ...
    Tammie Thank you for existing.

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  2. All I can say is wonderful. Thank you
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  3. Gorgeous! It's a magic time of year!

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  4. I too saw these kinds of clouds today, but not with the majesty of the landscape that you are blessed with.

    I also saw the moon, after sunset, and it lit up the trick-or-treat night.

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  5. I like the idea that a person can "sunset bathe." How wonderful to be part of that golden light and the magnificent landscape. The sliver-moon seems happy in the still-blue sky. Sending good wishes to you, Tammie.

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  6. Your pictures are fantastic and your words are wonderful.

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  7. God bless you and your gentle words...the skies are so peaceful and filled with grace. Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  8. Your photos and your poetry - vast and marvelous ... xo

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  9. Oh my goodness! I am working on a project tonight and these photographs are refreshing splashes for my tired eyes. So beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  10. You have a foot on the earth and another one on the sky,your sensitivity is a gift of God.Yesterday I honoured my dear losts,a good idea.

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  11. end of harvest but great post to begin winter

    thanks sweetie

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  12. ...!~*~!...namaste...!~*~!...

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  13. What beautiful golden light and stunning scenery, Tammie. Happy Samhain to you, and Happy November!

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  14. A lovely post for Samhain and All Hallow's Eve.

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  15. Such beautiful light!
    Sometimes I get quite angry at blogger for not alerting me to your posts. It seems I had missed three absolute beauties when your photos give me so much enjoyment.I think you are quite wonderful, enjoy whatever it is you are celebrating.

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  16. My eyes are wedded to the vast beauty of earth and sky you've so graciously shared!

    Your words flow with ease and grace...I feel you are an Earth Angel Miss Tammie, :) For in bringing such beauty to us you calm the spirit and bring graceful moments to our souls.

    Gentle Blessings and Happy November!!!

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  17. Beautiful words and photos. Great light in them. Have a nice week to you.

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  18. so beautiful...as always! thank you! have a magical year!

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  19. So lovely ~ captures this beautiful season perfectly!

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  20. Lpvely light in these photos, I hope you had a fun Halloween.

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  21. You captured it perfectly. Thanks for giving me a new word!

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  22. Thank you for sharing the beginning of your new year.

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  23. Great job on capturing the various lighting and that moon looks like a painting. Nice!

    Sorry I've been gone, my blog disappeared while I was in New England. I've put up a new one here to keep up for now.

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  24. Tammie,
    Is this the view from your cabin?? Just lovely. I dream of space & quite & no shared walls! Aaah, someday.

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  25. Great poetry along with nice pictures really works for me!
    That combination is quite unique :-)

    Rune Olsen

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  26. Dear Tammie, such beautiful poetry and photographs as always.
    Wishing you a wonderful Halloween.
    Much love

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  27. glorious!!! such a nice place this is to visit, always.

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  28. Wonderful pictures and words.
    Wishing you a very happy 'An t-Samhain'

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  29. Pictures to breath !

    Please have a good Thursday.

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  30. Oh, how beautifully said that "clouds sprinkle blessings from above"!You help us to hear these blessings and read these signs through your wonderful photos, Tammie! Thank you!:-)
    I love the clouds' shadows on earth... I see them usually when travel by car.

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  31. What a lovely capture. Your photos are stunning. I'm just a beginner photographer but love to capture the beauty around us.

    Greetings,
    Zinnia

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  32. Such beautiful sigh-worthy skies.

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  33. My favorite festival for the reasons you describe!

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  34. Yay...Happy Celtic New Year and Blessed Samhain dear kindred! What a glorious and magical post..thankyou!! wowness!!
    Hugs
    Victoria

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  35. And more lovely pictures!! Fantastic light in the first pic! =)

    And the post below- wonderful so wonderful! =)

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  36. Breathtaking Tammie! In photographs and words . . . Wow!

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie