Wintry Morn

Winter Sunrise

 

Winter Morn

The cool colours of

A Winter Morn

Seen through dark branches

Barren and shorn

.

The crisp cold air and

A weaker sun

Remind you winter

Is not yet done*

.

 

This is about the only winter scenery I get to see, as most of my garden – and everyone else’s – is Evergreen.

Here you see dawn, as the sun rises through theΒ bare branches of a neighbour’s tree; the pinky-purple sky courtesy of a few clouds.

 

*Not yet done. This is an Americanism. My younger daughter used to say it sometimes as a teenager. In English you would tend to say something is not yet over, or finished.

But, you know, it rhymes so nicely with sun!

 

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32 thoughts on “Wintry Morn

  1. Sarah Ferguson and Choppy

    You would never know you took this somewhere with such a warm winter. Nice shot! (And “not yet finished” sounds so prim and proper to me – I never would have known “not yet done” is an Americanism, but now that I think about it, it definitely is (and is definitely what I would say).)

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    1. scifihammy Post author

      It is odd, but it does Feel cold – compared to summer temps anyway.
      I never heard “Not yet Done” all my years in UK, tho they probably say it now – there is a lot of US TV out there (and here)! πŸ™‚

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