Skywatch Friday: I Have No Other Star Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - July 03, 2008 I love the handful of the earth you are.Because of its meadows, vast as a planet,I have no other star. You are my replicaof the multiplying universe.(Pablo Neruda)(Thanks to Rich for putting me on to Neruda recently.)More Skywatchers are at Wigger's World Skywatch Friday Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments nobody2:31 PMvery nice. Sounds better in spanish, but he's still my favorite in any language. Great picture!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous2:44 PMIt is well known that we Portuguese once sailed the seven seas searching for new lands, wealth and adventures.We were brave in those days and gave the world new worlds!Luckily I don’t have to sail the big oceans on a small ship to sea the wonders of our world …No Sir, I just need to check with Mr. Tom, the finest host there is, for a trip around the world with SKY WATCH TOURS and with a click here, a click there I am quickly in the USA, England, Brazil, Italy, China, Australia, Finland … well, everywhere.And on each stop I come to see a little marvel of our world under a great sky!Hope you can come and see my piece of the sky at lenses & visionsReplyDeleteRepliesReplyWillard2:46 PMThat is a beautiful shot, Sandy! I love the colors and the framing of the shot. Truly a special moment!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio2:50 PMAn amazing image accompanied by an important quote.Great post.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDewdrop3:04 PMSandy, fabulous capture of a milky sun in a golden orange sky. Well composed. Always a pleasure to visit!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplybobbie3:07 PMWonderful, wonderful picture. Love the poem, too.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:09 PMThat is right -- tomorrow people blow up their money. What a fireworks.I think this is going to be the best Sky Watch Friday yet. The things I have seen are very encouraging and the photography is spot on. I really admire your photography skills and your critical eye for composition, lighting and texture. Abraham Lincoln—Brookville Daily PhotoReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRose3:09 PMAn amazing photo!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTom3:10 PMBeautifully framed shot... stunning Sky Watch Sandy... So far the standards have been very high.. I really do think every one is getting better at landscapes.. I feel sure it helps me. Catch up later.TomReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown3:11 PMA stunning sunset! very nice!My Sky Watch Friday postsReplyDeleteRepliesReplyThis Is My Blog - fishing guy3:12 PMSandy: What a wonderful view through the opening, happy 4TH to you.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnne3:29 PMJust great and perfect !Nice weekend wish to you from Norway.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRuneE3:36 PMIt is the one star that makes life possible and therefore deserves all our gratitude.Well done!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRamosforest.Environment3:43 PMGreat shot. Nice view. Beautiful Neruda quotation.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarletta3:45 PMA stunning photo - well framed!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDancin Fool3:50 PMThat shot has kind of left me speechless! Truly awesome. Well done and have a great weekend.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTrish ~ ♥ ~3:52 PMbeautiful picture ~ lovely poemReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJuliana3:55 PMwow...very nice shotReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:55 PMbeautiful...Please visit mine also in here ThanksReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGerald (Ackworth born)3:57 PMvery nicely capturedReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAmy3:59 PMThis is incredible Sandy! The words give me shivers* Happy 4th!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyReader Wil4:04 PMWonderful poem about our earth and the photo is so beautiful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMarie4:10 PMWOW! WOW! WOW!This is so beautiful :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReply gmirage4:17 PMSee the mirage there in very lovely colors as rings of the sun! Very nicely captured! Happy skywatching!http://viennadaily.blogspot.com/http://mirageasusual.blogspot.com/ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCatherine4:19 PMLove this eye that is watching me!, scares me a little, but the words reassure me. As a latin, I'm very touched by so much excess in feelings. Thanks Sandy, to find so beautiful texts to illustrate.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPetunia4:31 PMWoW! This is nice!A very beautiful composed picture!Petunia's SWFReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown4:42 PMThat is a great shot, Sandy!Lovely colors and beautiful silhouette. Well capture.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown4:48 PMVery lovely sun! Nice quote too. :) Sky watch is pretty fun, we have lots of clouds today.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCath4:50 PMBeautiful words that go with a great shot. That star is awesome isn't it?Come see it from my side of the world - I've joined Sky Watch. :0)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGemma Wiseman4:59 PMHow I love Pablo Neruda's poetry. I found it totally by accident when I was looking for a quote about a lemon tree!Great quote to complement the stunning colours in your pic!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:14 PMWhat a fabulous picture - I love how the colors radiate outward! Beautiful words and post!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnneKa5:21 PMGreat sky watch and have a nice weekend!!!!!!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:33 PMThat's a stunning photo. Very nice!Happy 4th of July to you. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous6:19 PMPerfect Sandy. Have a wonderful 4th of July!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous6:19 PMBeautiful! Happy Fourth To you!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplybecky aka theRAV6:39 PMOh, I love this one! It almost looks like an eye. Beautiful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMichele6:39 PMIt's spectacular... great photograph. Almost need sunglasses to view it!Mountain Retreat PhotosReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRiverPoet6:50 PMBeautiful and inspiring photo and sentiment. Thanks for sharing it. Peace - DReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLori7:02 PMOh wow, so beautiful! I love how the sun is framed....at the top, it almost looks like an old wagon wheel.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:08 PMVery nice silhouette. This is in contrast with the glow from the sun. Fantastic!Have a nice weekend.AlexanderAlex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alexReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:11 PMThis is fabulous Sandy. So beautiful...Have a great Fourth!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKathie Brown7:20 PMSandy, the sillouetted foliage makes it look like your are looking through God's eye from inside his mind! Wonderful photo and poem!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyChamp Townboy7:25 PMYou always amaze me with your stunning photos!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:26 PMJust plain gorgeous!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:08 PMwow ... love the composition! such a beautiful shot with an equally great quote! :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEG CameraGirl8:30 PMAnother great post, Sandy -- the words and the photo.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:25 PMBlindingly beautiful! I need sunnies ;)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplymarcia@joyismygoal9:37 PMWhat a sunny thought for your magnificent sun picture --I am glad you are ok and hope you are able to get all your responsibilities done in a timely mannerReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous10:05 PMGreat shot of the sun Sandy! :)Have a happy 4th of July and a good weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLinda Reeder10:05 PMWow!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyD Herrod10:09 PMVery cool. Like the effect around the sun. How did you do that?ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCes Adorio10:16 PMHello Sandy, I have been seeing you around. I think we visit the same bloggers sometimes. I like your avatar, you look very sweet. Thanks for the welcome. I love your sun photograph.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplythreesidesofcrazy10:25 PMAbsolutely awesome Sandy - have a great holiday weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyrachel10:28 PMthis is breathtaking! Thanks for the comment!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKahshe Cottager10:32 PMLovely the way you have framed the sun!Thanks for visiting mine! Have a wonderful weekend.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyabb10:47 PMGorgeous photo...and lovely words.Glad I'm able to visit again!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPappy10:51 PMNice combination of poetry and a very "hot" sky shot.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous10:54 PMVery beautiful! Both the picture and the words.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown10:55 PMwhat a nice golden day to start and end with such beauty.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyQuiet Paths11:05 PMCompletely appropriate words... beautiful photo. I have loved Neruda since whenever....ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnita11:05 PMBeautiful...!Thanks for stopping by Prairie Visions!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRaven11:23 PMThe Neruda and the photo are both beautiful. Amazing shot. Have a glorious 4th of July.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLilli & Nevada11:24 PMOh Sandy, great shot may i ask if that was a red sun? I have been trying to take a photo of our red sun for 2 days that we had and it turned out white the first one and a bit better this time. check out my last two photo blogsReplyDeleteRepliesReplySuzanne11:36 PMAn amazing photo. It looks like the eye to the sky. Lovely colour.Happy SWF.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPat - Arkansas11:54 PMThat certainly is a beautiful photo, and some lovely words to go with it. Thanks for sharing it with us.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyIndrani12:12 AMBeautiful moment.A captivating transition moment Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAisha12:19 AMWow! This is really beautiful, Sandy! The moon looks so amazing.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown12:37 AMwow..a very dramatic shot!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDina1:49 AMLovely image, both in words and picture.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous2:42 AMOh wow... that is one magnificent shot! Thanks for stopping by my blog.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:04 AMhi sandy, this is such a breathtaking photo. i love how the trees framed the sun.happy 4th of July!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:23 AMGreat shot. wonderful view and wonderful poem tooReplyDeleteRepliesReplymrsnesbitt3:51 AMThe words match the picture so beautifully!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous4:07 AMA magic image and magical words - I must find this poet.ReplyDeleteRepliesReply♥ Stines hverdag6:06 AMBeautiful picture! Looks like the sun is on fire! Have a great weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous6:09 AMVery nice!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplypts7:06 AMamazing !ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:22 AMBeautiful !ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyNaturegirl7:41 AMAmazing capture and wonderful quote.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCherie7:52 AMLooks like a water color - such colors! Gorgeous, Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMental P Mama8:03 AMWhat a beautiful shot and a perfect verse...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyBarb8:10 AMI'll have to google him! The photo is surreal! Just beautiful, Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyFlying Solo8:18 AMWonderful!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:19 AMAmazing! One of the bests.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplylv2scpbk8:33 AMWow! That looks blazing hot. Love it.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAmila Suwa8:33 AMThis is absolutely gorgeous!Have a great 4th of July!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyOGD Critic8:36 AMStunning!Thanks for stopping by.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:59 AMThat is an absolutely stunning photo. The trees make the perfect frame for the sun.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyBabs (Beetle)9:03 AMWonderful photograph! Such rich colours.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous10:22 AMWow! This photo almost leaves me speechless. (Not something that happens often, I know!)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDaryl10:28 AMLovely!:-DarylReplyDeleteRepliesReplykjpweb11:08 AMA gorgeous capture! Beautiful colors! Well done, Sandy!Cheers, Klaus and a happy 4th of July for you and yours!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKay11:42 AMThis is just beautiful! Great shot and great poem.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMaria12:42 PMHow lucky you are to have seen this! Thank you for sharing it with us.Have a nice weekend.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDragonstar3:20 PMIncredibly beautiful!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplystoryteller4:25 PMAmazing photo and wonderful poem by a poet with whom I’m unfamiliar. Thanks for the introduction. I've joined Sky Watch for the first time this week with a view from my front patio. Happy 4th of July to you and yours!Hugs and blessingsReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:16 AMBEAUTIFUL sunset!have a nice weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyesnorway4:33 PMnice shoot have good weekend thanks for your visit on my siteReplyDeleteRepliesReplymaryt/theteach10:18 AMAaah, Pablo Neruda! You chose a lovely love poem by him for your SW post. Thanks Sandy! :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:45 PMWhoa! Incredible.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCraver Vii11:35 AMWow, you've got a bunch of great posts up here, not just Sky Watch. I'm lovin' this blog, Sandy. You also are a "shining star!"ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTR Ryan4:25 AMI can never get enough of Neruda. I've even brought one of his books for my long stay here in Beijing.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.