Thursday, September 27, 2012

Waltz


                                                                                Photo by Alun Hoggett
Image: In a Light Dust Haze , Combo Waterhole, Queensland
(Probably the archetype of a billabong under the shade of a coolibah tree from the song 'Waltzing Matilda" by Banjo Paterson - Wiki)

Image Source: Licensed through Creative Commons Attribution 3.0  - Wikimedia Commons (here)

Waltzing Matilda
A near national treasure
Of an Aussie’s pride

Written for Haiku Heights’ Sept Heights Day 28 P#187 with prompt -waltz-

14 comments:

  1. nice...what cool trees...and by the river as well...what more could you want...smiles...nice hank...

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  2. Brings back memories to when we sing Waltzing Matilda during camping in school! Nice one!

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  4. Never knew what the heck a coolibah tree was but I like the song, guess now I know.

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  5. Every child's favorite camp fire song!! Thanks for sharing the photo and the lovely waltz!

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  6. We're definitely on the same wave length! I like seeing your REAL life picture.

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  7. Aaaaah, I'm not an Aussie, but I love Waltzing Matilda, a treasure, yes.
    Well done!

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  8. Waltzing Matilda is something new for me ..but now I know and you have crafted the haiku so well... :)

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  9. I love "Waltzing Matilda." It has such a haunting melody...and terribly sad words. But sometimes you just need to cry, right?

    Wilderness Waltz

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  10. First thing that came to my mind too! :-)

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