Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Among the Palms in Florida

Captured at the Space Coast in Florida

In Florida among the palms

Everybody sings of the sunny South
That's the song that clings to the singer's mouth
They ragtime it and boost the climate
Way up to the sky

Never cared a lot for the Swanee shore
There's another spot that I'm rooting for
I've been there and I must declare
It can't be praised too high

If I had my way, I'd always stay
In Florida among the palms
With its peaceful air of "I don't care"
And lazy atmosphere that calms
My one favorite haunt
Is a palm tree, and all I want
Is someone just to rest in my arms
I'd love to live among the bamboo huts, the coco nuts
There's something in the climate that charms
Heaven's corridor is sunny Florida
Home of the shelt'ring palms

[2nd verse:]
Florida was named very prettily
By the man who claimed its discovery
He spent hours among the flowers
And called it "God's Land"

Nature seems to sigh "it's my favorite"
That's the reason why Heaven gave her it
It was born from a diamond worn
Upon an Angel's hand

I hope you'll enjoy the picture - with the lyric.
Thanks for your visit, my friends.

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Yvi said...

Hi Susanne,

ein schönes Foto und ein toller Text...

Ich hoffe es geht bergauf bei Euch!

Liebe Grüße

Susanne49 said...

Danke dir, Yvi. Ja, es eght langsam bergauf wieder mit ihm :)

Peter (Worldman): said...

The words are nice.

Und ich bin froh, dass es wieder bergauf geht mit David.

Susanne49 said...

Ganz herzlichen Dank fuer deinen Besuch auf meinem Blog, lieber Peter!

The Retired One said...

Such an unexpected twist to see this in black and white! I love the puffy clouds, they really star in this photo!

Susanne49 said...

Thank you so much, Joan :)

Vigor said...

Hi.. Sue
I love this B&W picture especially the layers of cloud as the background.
One day, I will try like this.
Please do come to my blog and give some suggestions.

Susanne49 said...

Thank you Vigor for this comment. I'm glad you like it. I'll be visiting soon.... o.k.? :)

nothingprofound said...

Great contrast between the palms and those ominous clouds on the horizon.

Susanne49 said...

Thank you Marty!

Anonymous said...

Peace & cool view with palm trees in line. Nice capturing Sue.

A few days internet connection very bad at my area, just today I managed to get here. Miss your photo very much

Susanne49 said...

I'm sorry to hear about the bad I-connections you had. Thanks for coming back and for this nice comment. very much appreciated. :)

Marcie said...

Love this in b&w!!

Susanne49 said...

Thanks for stopping by, Marcie. I'm glad you like this one :)

Carole said...

fabulous photo Sue. I like this in black and white very much. ths sky is so dramatic. hope you are well my friend.

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Susanne49 said...

Thank you MEF for visiting. It's nice to see new faces on my blog. :)

Sue said...

Fantastic black and white conversion. Love the detail in the wonderful clouds.

Susanne49 said...

Hello Sue,

thanks for visiting, I'm glad you like it :))


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