Friday, March 1, 2013

Ice Diamonds

Although it doesn't seem possible, we received another huge snowfall yesterday.

Earlier, before the storm hit, the sun came out and with it
I felt the gentle touch of spring.

Here are my favourite clematis seed-heads wearing ice diamonds,
whose beauty is both rare and ephemeral.

"They say diamonds are forever,
Yes forever and a day,

But if diamonds are forever,
Then they must be here to stay.

I think love will live forever,
Way beyond forever's day,

It's not diamonds as eternal,
No matter what they say.

Diamonds are a fleeting fancy,
As soon they will be gone,

But if love is your true diamond,
It will ever linger on.

So if you are seeking diamonds,
And I know you always will,

Then just find the kind of diamonds,

That your life,
with love,
will fill.

"Diamonds are Forever"
By: W. Diane Van Zwol


  1. Great pictures and beautiful diamonds, Rosemary! Happy weekend!

  2. Rosemary, 'That your life, with love, will fill' great pictures and words! Have a nice weekend!

  3. These photos are amazing, really look like diamonds !

  4. Another gorgeus and thoughtful post. Thank you for giving us these gifts! I'm very fortunate to have a life filled with love, but sometimes I think it might be interesting to have a pocket filled with cash as well;O)

  5. Wonderful series, very well done Rosemary.
    The drops are like diamonds, picture 1 and picture 4 are my favorite.
    Greetings Irma

  6. Only those diamonds will I search!
    What beautiful pictures, Rosemary, so soft and cuddly!
    A real delight to discover this post!
    Spring is showing up here, it shouldn't be too long for you too!
    Cheers and keep well!

  7. are a girls best friend. Rosemary you have a special eye that finds little jewels everywhere.

  8. Rosemarie this series have again made ​​this top is enjoying though!
    regards, Annie

  9. Such beautiful, artistic photos, Rosemary! I just want to reach out and feel those soft, feathery delights! Hope you enjoy your weekend:)

  10. Gorgeous times ten! I, too, love clematis seed heads. They are a joy to photograph.

  11. These are absolutely amazing and stunningly beautiful!

  12. Precious is all I can say..
    And stunning too :)
    Once again excellent capture on the ice diamonds!
    Can you believe that I'm not a big fan of diamond?

  13. WAU - where some beautiful pictures you show. Wish you a good weekend :) Hanne Bente

  14. Beautiful and delicate! Indeed nothing beats the shine of true love. Real beauty, both the words and the pictures. Many thanks for sharing them, Rosemary :)

  15. O wow!!! These are breathtaking! Soooo beautiful!

  16. So soft, poetic perfection!! 1, 4 and 7 are my favorite, but all so beautiful!!
    I wish you a warm sun, warming your Sunday :-)

  17. Rosemary Wow!!
    I find this really a word just fantastic!!
    I think this is really beautiful to see.
    I love macro and you really leaves a beautiful srie see.
    Greetings, Helma

  18. What beautiful photos and post! I know that so many are ready for spring, but I will secretly admit that I hope that maybe the weathermen are right and we will get a little bit of snow this week.

  19. Gorgeous work details.
    Photos and text excellent! hug

  20. Those are amazing captures!

    I gave you a Shout-Out on my blog today. :)

  21. Bella serie di immagini...complimenti!


  22. Wspaniałe zdjęcia. Serdecznie pozdrawiam!

  23. Twoje ulotne diamenty na zdjęciach są śliczne, jak i przekwitnięte clematisy. Pozdrawiam serdecznie.
    Your elusive diamonds in the pictures are beautiful, and the plants on which they are. Yours sincerely.

  24. Very nice blog Rosemary, the beauty of the transitory reflected very nicely here. Well done, compliments.



Thank you so much for your kind words :)


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