11.11.2009

Blustery


She turns off the engine, pulls the sleeves of her sweater over her fingertips, and stares at the sky. Brooding, dark; layer upon layer of dense, rich clouds, hovering over her tiny city, as rain drops fall lightly into puddles below, mirroring the rapturous black. She opens the door against the gusts of sky and runs, dodging glassy pools on the pavement, hair whipping in the wind against skin, until doors that greet her swing open, calm and warm, and she is safe inside again.

23 comments :

  1. Wow. Impressive! You got skillz, Nat!

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  2. I second jess!

    Also, happy I'm not the only one who pulls my sweaters down over my fingertips! : )

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  3. Oh, you've painted a lovely image. Makes me wish it was raining; I'd totally go out and play in it. -Alas...snow is in the forecast for tomorrow. *deep and heavy sigh*

    I've been talking myself into not being annoyed once winter weather hits...still looking for some spark of excitement, and the ground outside is still snow-free. Heaven help me...

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  4. As if the photo weren't captivating enough...the story to go with it takes you there! Cheers :o)

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  5. Is this a haiku?

    It feels haiku-ey

    but maybe a lot more syllables

    I can't ever keep the rules on that stuff straight

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  6. wow! I love reading your blogs - but this seems to have hit me today...I mean more than the others (is that possible!?) I'm just dumbfounded! Thank you x

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  7. What a lovely image :) The photo is really beautiful too. I also pull my sleeves right over my fingers, haha

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  8. You have a way of making me wish I was in the cold, damp, rainy weather. You have talent girl, don't let it slip away!

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  9. Fantastic imagery. Beautiful. Thank you.

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  10. That picture evoked so much emotion this morning. WOAH!

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  11. very beautiful...captivating picture and deep words.I like your style...

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  12. Wow - that's a post! Amazing picture and beautiful writing.

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  13. Brilliant picture. From your schmancy new camera?

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  14. This makes me glad that I live in Florida. Today was the first day I even needed a light jacket! The picture is great...reminded me of the Wizard of Oz for some reason! :)

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  15. Very visual. I am now sitting in front of the fireplace because it game me chills.

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  16. Thanks for you nice comment on my blog.

    And congrats on everyone else in the world realizing what an amazing blog you have! I feel kinda famous, through you. I can say, "Yeah, I know her. I used to live in Moscow (because now Moscow is very cool since you live there). I had her and Brandon over for dinner once and served her chicken. I found out later she has an aversion to poultry and felt pretty mortified. She's just as cool in person as she is on her blog."

    You may be my only claim to fame. :)

    By the way, what kind of camera do you have? I've been begging Todd for a nice one for Christmas but can't decide between a Canon or a Nikon.

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  17. Beautiful image in photography and in words. Hit my soul today...it is how I feel...I am looking for the sun to guide me...

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  18. Kristi - My camera baby is a Canon, and you are too funny! Your honey mustard chicken that day was AMAZING!!

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  19. That picture is awesome. You captured it brilliantly!

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  20. I don't know how you found my little blog...but I'm glad you did and I'm glad you left a comment to lead me to yours. I have adored reading through some of your posts.

    p.s. Beautiful photograph.

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  21. Geez that Picture is Killer....really nice one..

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