Thursday, November 24, 2005

Shine

I am the light
I am the one

Can you see my shadow
In your shadow
Can you see what I see
Through my blindness

The diamond in a teardrop
The sparkle in her eyes
The flare behind moment
The fire in his soul

The colour
In black and white



40 comments:

Anne said...

Words to describe your words never seem to be quite right. Beautiful, love the photo.
:)

Extempore said...
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Extempore said...

I thought of this immediately:

I send out red signals across your absent eyes
That wave like the sea, or the beach by a lighthouse.
You keep only darkness my distant female;
From your regard sometimes, the coast of dread emerges.

-- Leaning into the Afternoon, Pablo Neruda

You make me change my favourites all the time. :-)

p.s. Got here early for once!

Cecilia said...

Incredible! I love the way you thread your words together...and come back to make a point that is clearly shown in that beautiful photo.

Anil said...

lovely, lovely photo...very effective use of selective color...

The diamond in a teardrop
The sparkle in her eyes
The flare behind moment
The fire in his soul

...liked these lines esp...

Prerona said...

how did you do it? this photograph? is it b/w or colour? wow!

Casablanca said...

Saw this photo on flickr and was expecting a post with it soon :)

Do you really carry your camera everywhere you go?

shyloh said...

Hello dear, awesome pic. And we are one!!!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and all your guest.

Gangadhar said...

Fantastic pic! Loved it,man..
Beutiful verse too..
I blogrolled you.

Φ said...

nice one..again

Free Spirit said...

Sometimes we see more when we stand behind a shadow.

. : A : . said...

Anne, Cecilia, shyloh, Gangadhar, Φ - Thanks so much.

Extempore - To be compared to Pablo Neruda. You made my day. :-)

Anil - I was trying something new. Glad it paid off.

Prerona - Originally shot in colour, but visualised in its current form.
And so you see what was visualised.

Casablanca - Almost. But not always. :-)

Free Spirit - We most certainly do.

Geetanjali said...

The picture surprises, just as much as the text. The text, for I found it a little too cliched coming from you. The picture because I visualised something else :-)

Rohit Talwar said...

Awesome pic, mindblowing lines. You rock!

venkat said...

Both the picture and the words leave a great image

transience said...

the photo was staggering. i loved its dramatic effect.

Demi Goddezz said...

nice. well written ..and happy thanksgiving

Billy said...

again you have gone beyond the unsought.

second_wind said...

I am running out of words to speak about your work......coz everyone here has done a great job with that.How about ...Stupendous :)

Anyway, you have been tagged

This is how the tag works

1)Flip open a dictionary and point to a word / get word of the day from dictionary.com
2)Type the word into google images.
3)Pick an image that strikes you.
4)Write a 10 line riff off the image.
5)Use the word or the meaning at least once within the first 5 lines.
6)Tag 3 other bloggers on your list.

Harshi said...

Very nice...

Loved this especially...
>The colour
>In black and white

Beautiful.

PS: Don't have a link yet, .:A:.

Mrudula said...

Your photographs are wonderful. They are really poetic.

Sushmit said...

nice piece - and the photo gels in perfectly with it

Bidi-K said...

Just Beautiful...the photograph is awesome.

Shubhodeep said...

awesome photograph. how did u do it?

yvaine said...

The photograph was breathtaking. How did you do it? You're a miracle worker with pictures and words.

silvermoon said...

As a photographer of a different type, this is amazing. I love the mystery and depth to your photo. I especially like these phrases.

"The diamond in a teardrop"
The flare behind moment
The colour
In black and white"

You're certainly making up for lost time for when you had writer's block. WOW!:D

aquamarine said...

Excellent photography...August

AquaM

stella said...

that was unexpected! a masterpiece surprise with the poem and photo together. what a gift you have :)

Blue Athena said...

Hmmm. Interesting!

Like the journey from "I am the light" to "Can you see what I see through my blindness"

Why the back-tracking though, if I may ask? :)

. : A : . said...

Geetanjali - Well, as long as it was a surprise. ;-)

Rohit Talwar, venkat, transience,
Billy, Mrudula, Sushmit, Kaushik-Bidisha, silvermoon, aquamarine, stella - Thanks.

Demi Goddezz - Thanks and wish you the same.

second_wind - I think I am going to take a rain check on this one. Hope you understand.

Harshi - Thanks. Will look forward to your link sometime in the future.

Shubhodeep, yvaine - Thanks. The technique is called 'cutout'. Not very difficult.

Blue Athena - I didn't see it as back-tracking actually.

finnegan said...

Nice photo here.

:..M..: said...

I really liked the photo here. It's really good work you did on it.

. : A : . said...

finnegan, :..M..: - Thank you.

bert moth said...

Fantastic use of colors and shadow. Very dramatic...

. : A : . said...

Ô¿Ô - Thanks.

Brood Mode said...

What a pic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

. : A : . said...

Brood Mode - Thank you, thank you. :-)

Ash said...

Lovely ! :)

atomicvelvetsigh said...

can you see what i see?

and we are all mirrors to each other's souls
we reflect the desire of exsisting. of being. of being adored.

. : A : . said...

Ash - Thanks and welcome back. Hope you had a good trip.

atomicvelvetsigh - We most certainly do.