Sunday, May 07, 2017

Cool Shit My Aunt Sends Me: Some Beautiful Pictures

Jet wash in the morning mist

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Unusual cloud.  Now we know how to look like angels!
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          An ice cave solely illuminated by a torch!
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Ladybug in the morning dew!
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Cloud: What an incredible picture!
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                        Rain - view from an airplane
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One in a million!
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The "Tsunami of Clouds!"
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A magical place in Austria - Grer See
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       A rare and wonderful atmospheric phenomenon - "Fire Rainbow"
      This optical effect in the atmosphere is only manifested with the
                        appear ance of a horizontal rainbow - localized on a
         background of light - where high cirrus clouds are located
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        Waterfall Rainbow was created by the refraction of light in water droplets.
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 Morskoi sand under a microscope with a 300-fold increase.
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Rhodochrosite 
Beautiful Shii  mineral, also known as "The Rose of the Inca."
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The view from the height of 8000 meters.
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Splash - from a stone thrown into the water in front of a sunset.
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In rare cases, you can see a completely circular rainbow
(known as a 360) from the plane.
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The crystal clear ice of Baikal, Russia.
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Blooming Lotus.
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Lavender fields at dawn.
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Frame-fire: The reflection of the setting sun in her hair!
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Winter Wonderland!
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Poetry in Motion: Lady Liberty by Nathalie Handal

There are still a few of these posters around, although I snapped a photo of this one on November 16, 2015:

Lady Liberty by Nathalie Handal

              All stars lead to this city,

she's an angel unfolding midnight

         a river of invisible trumpets

              and sidewalks of moons,

                              she's the blues

                        drunk on the light

                  commuting with love

                                on a sailboat
   
                                  that's found

                         the perfect island.

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Visit the MTA Poetry in Motion page here.

Bios of the poet and the artist whose work in the subway that serves as the backdrop for the poem above, which was one of only two released in 2015, appears on the site here. You can also click on the Poetry in Motion tag at the bottom of the post to see prior BillyBlog posts about the series.