Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Rend the Wounded Sky: Version 2

[Baut Images: Rend the Wounded Sky II]

Sharply castigating the sky,
The sharpened thistle's spears
Strike upward at the thinkening clouds.

Dark swords against the gray,
They slash and tear
And rend the wounded sky.

Lightning crackles downward,
Striking the thistle's swords
As blood rain falls on unhallowed ground.

These are the days,
That have been prophesized
When the land is torn asunder.

The battle in nature has begun,
A last desperate hope
To restore balance on Planet Earth.
Roger Allen Baut

Please note: This is in 'triplet' form of image, poem and music video.


Destiny...

32 comments:

  1. Roger,

    It's funny how a few words, pretty much synonymous with one another, when swapped out for the other, changes tone within a piece. I like some of the change-outs you did here. At points it seems a bit more streamlined here- but the linkage to version one can still be seen. Very interesting revision. Also- Love how you took a zoomed in image for the second piece and changed the songs up too- very nice

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  2. Very nice multimedia post here, Roger! Amazing flow and imagery presented here. I would very much like to try this triplet form some day.

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  3. Well, thanks again Fred! Glad you got a chance to see it, and leave your thoughts which are appreciated...methinks version 2 came about as a result of Schiller's video Destiny, with the earth, sky, lightening and 'spikey' foliage.

    First time I've done a version too, so it was a bit of fun...

    Thanks again Fred!

    Roger ☺

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  4. Hey yah Stephen! Nice to have you stop by and leave your comments...glad you liked it, and think it would be great for you to try a 'triplet' form.

    Let me know if I can give you some tips if you want! I'd like to see the 'triplet' form more often! Great fun getting the image, poem, and music video to work altogether...

    Thanks again!
    Roger ☺

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  5. Roger - well spoken and well demonstrated as a triplet. The true artist knows how well threes work together. I'm actually working on a project of threes...
    Cheers

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  6. wow vivid and wicked imagery...if only we could get back to the balance but i fear the scales may have tipped...

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  7. Thank you for stopping by and leaving your thoughts Leslie! Nice to see you again, and appreciate your sentiments! Threes, triplets, I love 'em, and they're such fun to put together. Sort of like a puzzle! Your project sounds interesting...let me know when it's finished so I can see it...Roger ☺

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  8. Hi there Brian...glad you resonated to the imagery...and yes, it would be great to get back to the balance, but methinks we've gone beyond the tipping point!

    Thanks again,
    Roger ☺

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  9. A balancing act is being done just to balance what remains, so to get back to balance one had, probably will never happen. Another great verse!

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  10. Hi Pat! Nice to see you and receive your comment! Appreciated! And, you are absolutely correct..."A balancing act is being done just to balance what remains" sad...Thanks again, always happy to have you stop by...

    Roger ☺

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  11. think we will never manage to balance earth again...intense writing here roger...wounded sky...makes my heart ache..

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  12. Yes, the end could be very near. We never know.

    Nicely and sharply brought to the forefront.

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  13. Yes, Claudia, it does make one's heart ache to see how fast things are deteriorating...yes, it was intense writing as the ideas came into my consciousness...thanks for sharing your sentiments Claudia, Appreciated!

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  14. ...and yes, Jannie, the end could be closer than might be imagined...what we do know is that too many species of plants and animals have died off, and our air is loaded with toxins; latest from the chemical fire in TX...glad you resonated to my work...appreciated! Roger ☺

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  15. Intense and beautiful write. I can feel every word and it makes me ache.

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  16. Wow, the idea of the wounded sky bleeding - that's a powerful image. And, your video has some amazingly beautiful images. The skies look so enchanted.

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  17. Hi ayala, appreciate your thoughts and that you felt today's offereing was intense and beautiful! Thanks for stopping by!

    Roger ☺

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  18. Hello lori! Glad you like my post...and video! Yes, the skies are indeed enchanted, and definately wounded and bleeding with all the toxic smoke/chamicals that humankind has allowed to pollute them...perhaps one day they will be clean and pure once more...

    Thanks again,
    Roger ☺

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  19. I love that song, and your poem was thought provoking for me. Just in the use of your words you have a great imagination

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  20. Stunning photo--always amazed by what you do with your skills there, and the poem is very tight, moody and strong in message. The video just adds another layer, obviously you put a lot of work in on this, and it shows. Enjoyed it all much.

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  21. Hi Quotes! Yes, that song was responsible for me doing a version 2! Glad you liked it! Appreciate you stopping by and leaving your thoughts...thanks so much!

    Roger ☺

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  22. Ahhh, hedge, so nice to see you! Glad you stopped by and enjoyed my 'triplet'! Really appreciate your input, and yes, it took a bit of work, but was a labor of love! Thanks so much!

    Roger ☺

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  23. Me thinks that sharpened thistle swords
    Are just seasonal hang nails on Nature's hand
    Whose wind and rain and lightening
    Shall pound, saturate and soften their stalks
    Into prostrate capitulations to spongy, dark earth
    Where their last glance will be of ebbing light,
    Moonrise and starry night's long and chilly aspiration
    Toward the promises of Spring

    One-Love Tiger Windwalker

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  24. Roger...amazing! There is a real goosebump moment in the piece, when your tone changes, a head my warning from nature tune that reads like awesome fiction. The goosebumps appear when you realize its not! Always love your presentations and the multimedia aspects of your posts, as they allow for total immersion.

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  25. Its truly lovely to see how you encompass our co-creators in poetry. This piece full of beautiful imagery, enjoyed it. ~ Rose

    Finally ~
    I have nominated you for the Versatile Bloggers Award. Your site always inspires me in poetry and I believe you deserve this recognition. Please claim your award and follow the three requirements for this award. It is my honor to nominate you for this award. Thank you.

    http://wp.me/p1lGBx-qO

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  26. Thanks to Big Sur, Natasha, Mama Zen, Morning and Rose for stopping by and leaving your sentiments! Sincerely appreciated. I was out on a photoshoot/hike yesterday and when I came back and tried to leave responses for you they disappeared...but know your comments were all appreciated...and a big thank you to C Rose for the Versatle Blogger Award nomination, sincerely appreciated...Roger ☺

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  27. I really liked your poem, and this video and music along with that beginning photo on this post! Thank you for sharing this with me!

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  28. Hi Lon! So pleased that you 'really liked' the poem, video/music and photo in this post! Happy to always share, and looking forward to doing more! Thanks Lon!

    Roger ☺

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  29. Hi to The Gooseberry Garden! Thanks for visiting abd happy you liked my triplet!

    Roger ☺

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