Austin Texas : PhotoPoem # 6 – Spring Time Along the Lake

Slumming in Paris Part OneAustin Texas : PhotoPoem # 6 – Spring Time Along the Lake

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A fun novella. A young couple with a little time before their two children and the children’s four young cousins all arrive to join them in Paris (Parts 2-8).

And yes, they’re all from Texas. 😉

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Austin Texas : PhotoPoem # 6

Spring Time Along the Lake

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Linked to dVersePoets Poetics : Spring – Hosted by Claudia

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Austin Skyline with Day Time Moon

Austin Skyline with Day Time Moon

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Spring Time Along the Lake

We walked down the slope to the Hike & Bike.

Another weekend, another concert along

the shore before the heat arrives.

People outnumber the cars

but the cars can’t

move.

It’s a good time

to be walking, rowing

sitting on benches by the shoreline.

There’s only small windows of

time

to see the better side

of Austin

but

the view is mighty

fine

when the glass

has just been cleaned.

© 2013 – Felipe Adan Lerma

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I’m not gonna have much commentary this time around.  Just a quick thanks to Claudia for the spring time prompt at dVersePoets.

And a big thanks to the rarest of weather days in Austin.

We’ll take more of these anytime. 😉

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Austin Skyline and Railroad Bridge

Austin Skyline and Railroad Bridge

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Inlet on Lady Bird Lake, Austin Texas

Inlet on Lady Bird Lake, Austin Texas

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Couple on Bench off Hike & Bike, Austin Texas

Couple on Bench off Hike & Bike, Austin Texas

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On the Bench, In the Canoe, By the River, Austin Texas

On the Bench, In the Canoe, By the River, Austin Texas

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I hesitated uploading this last image because of someone’s thoughtlessness of letting that bag of trash blow over onto an otherwise beautiful series of images along Austin’s Lady Bird Lake and Hike & Bike area.

It pitiful that people allow themselves to be so uncaring, and yet, thank goodness, it was the only instance of litter among all the clean-landscape images I took this afternoon.

At least that stood out. 😉

There’s a lot of crummy people out there, but there’s a lot more that aren’t…

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Preview, “Slumming in Paris Part One Arthur & Gricinda”

Future Posts

The third post in my Aging Gracefully into 62 series should be ready next week. 😉

And after that, back to my Paris Photo series – yay! 😉

namaste´- con dios – god be with you

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11 Responses to Austin Texas : PhotoPoem # 6 – Spring Time Along the Lake

  1. Pingback: Header # 16 – Summer, Austin Texas (Photography, PhotoPoem) | Felipe Adan Lerma

  2. Beautiful pictures of a beautiful place, Adan. I’ve done a few miles on the path around Town Lake. When I moved to Austin in 1989, I lived in the Pecan Grove RV park on Lamar and Barton Creek Rd. Austin had just started to boom then, and it’s way too big for this country boy nowadays.
    Loved your poem too! Great post!

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    • lol! it’s too big for me! but we’re here for a bit, pecan grove rv’s a great location

      we moved to austin from galveston the first time back in ’89 also, how ’bout that 😉

      yeah, very different then, you wouldn’t believe the traffic and congestion here now, we just came back jan after 3 yrs away (Galveston, Vermont, Paris) and brrrrr, it’s a bugger to drive here!

      but the images of what’s here, in the spring at least 😉 is still valid; thanks so much charles, really glad you liked the pics “and” the poem 😉

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  3. claudia says:

    oh i would love to do a canoe tour there…looks beautiful…enjoy the mild weather before the heat hits…

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    • it is beautiful this time of year claudia, but the heat is coming 😉

      sheila and i took a canoe a few years back from barton springs onto the main river, which is call lady bird lake here cause of the dam that keeps the water smooth; quite an experience 😉

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  4. So nice and needed to clean the windows in spring

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  5. aka_andrea says:

    such beautiful pictures and I’d like to take a walk there too.

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  6. Grace says:

    I imagine myself walking along the lake, enjoying the warmer weather ~

    Lovely pictures ~ Thank you ~

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