The Gallery – Nature

It is us. And yet it is, so much bigger than us… so much greater and more powerful than we will ever be. It bred us. It nurtures us. We in turn cultivate it … and destroy it … and battle with our consciences and our wills to revive it.

It is inside us. We are dependent upon it. But it could wipe us out at will, without so much as a by or leave. It will never ask our permission. We will never, ever be able to stand in its way.

It is all powerful, transcendent …

It is life.



This post was written in response to this week’s prompt for The Gallery, offered up by Tara at Sticky Fingers, in conjunction with Green & Black’s Organic



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24 Responses to The Gallery – Nature

  1. kailexness says:

    I love snow pictures, they make me go “ohhhh” I want to be their so badly…..

  2. rugbymadsdad says:

    They are excellent photos but the last one is outstanding….the sky is beautiful the colours are amazing….thank you for sharing….

    • This was my ‘odd-one out pic’ … actually taken in Africa and was straight out of the cam as they say. The colours really were like this.
      Thank you so much for the lovely comment x

  3. Wow! Great photos! I especially love the third photo what a great shot!

  4. Kate says:

    Super pix, MJM.

  5. Mirka Moore says:

    I love winter and snow, great pictures ;)

  6. Him Up North says:

    Fantastic pictures. Such a mix of colours and textures. Can I just say, while we’re talking transcendence, your words have transcended the pictures. Powerful prose, MJM. I like.

  7. Gorgeous. I love that third shot, breath taking and the sun beams in the first one…all of them actually! Beautiful words as always. x

  8. Red Ted Art says:

    Oh! Snow pictures are amazing! those are beautiful! And very refreshing now it is summer!


  9. dawniebrown says:

    Beautiful photos – I so love the snowy ones :)

  10. WOW!! Really fab photos, want to go there now :) Jen

    • The snowy ones are the Sella Ronda in Italy – just over the border of Germany actually so very accessible (if you can ski!) and the last one is South Africa in the Addo National Park (don’t ask me for a link … !)
      So off you pop then … ;-)

  11. that last picture is magnificent!

  12. Oh, they are gorgeous. I adore snow. And your words are even more breathtaking.

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