Sunday, December 22, 2013

Poetry Pantry #181



         
Klagenfurt, Austria

Klagenfurt, Austria

Klagenfurt Austria - man carving
figures out of wood in the area of Christmas stands.

Klagenfurt, Austria - Lit candles
in a church. Natasa said they lit a few.


Klagenfurt, Austria

Greetings, Poets!  


Glad to see each of you here this week. Hope you each had a poetic week & also will share one of your poems here.  It is always fun to get to know you through your poetry; and I hope you feel the same.  December is a busy month, so I will be especially happy to see each of you who has time to visit with us today.

This week I am sharing a few photographs kindly shared by Natasa Dolenc and are of Klagenfurt, Austria, taken a year they had very futuristic decorations.  Natasa provides this information about Klagenfurt:  "Klagenfurt is elevated 446 metres (1,463 feet) above sea level and covers an area of 120.11 square kilometres (46.37 sq mi). It is on the lake Wörthersee and on the Glan River. The city is surrounded by several forest-covered hills and mountains with heights of up to 1,000 m (3,300 ft), for example, Ulrichsberg. To the south is the Karawanken mountain range, which separates Carinthia from Slovenia and Italy."    Thanks, Natasa, for sharing with us this week!

I issue an invitation here to those of you who participate in Poetry Pantry.  If YOU have special photos that you would like me to feature some week, let me know what kind of photos you have.  There are participants here from many different cities, many different countries.  I think it is great fun to see different areas featured. I am especially interested in scenic views of your area or an area you have visited.  Send inquiries first to dixibear@aol.com letting me know what you have.  I am interested in city or country views - in your home area or places you have traveled.

Anyway, with no further adieu, this is one of my favorite spaces to post poetry each week.  I hope you look forward to it too.  An older one or a new one, it's your choice.

Link your ONE poem.   Then leave a comment below. Then visit other poets.  And I will too.  (If I miss your poem, visit me, and I will visit you... I am like anyone else, appreciating reciprocity.) We ALL like comments, so if you link please DO spend time visiting others.  That is part of the fun as well.  We really like it if you link back to Poets United too, so we spread the Poetry Pantry word in the blogosphere.

Come back a few times on Sunday and Monday to see what's new.  Visit some strangers, and they will become new friends!  Making new friends and reading new poetry, what more could one want?

Also, don't forget to visit Poets United other days of the week.  For example, every Wednesday Kim posts a new "Verse First" prompt.  Hope you will join us there as well!  Sherry Blue Sky does a feature (it varies) on Monday, and Rosemary Nissen-Wade does "I Wish I'd Written This" every Friday!

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And now...here is the procedure, for those who are new here:  Each Sunday we start a new post with a New Mr. Linky for you. This is so that you can post a link to a poem in your blog. The link will close Monday at 12:00 p.m. (CDT), but you can still visit the links of those who have posted them.

Enjoy!

28 comments:

  1. Snowy very early Sunday morning here today. I will be around to visit when it is daytime here. Hope everyone enjoys the poetic offerings today. Happy holidays to each of you.

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  2. Happy Sunday friends and Merry Christmas.....lovely photos

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  3. Happy Sunday everyone! Thank you Nataša for sharing your beautiful photos!

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  4. May,

    I am pleased to have made an earlier than usual visit to The Pantry this Sunday.
    Nataša's photographs are beautiful and capture a traditional Christmas atmosphere so well.
    Happy Christmas greetings to all who participate here at Poets United,
    Eileen :)

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  5. A fine set of photos to put us in a Christmas mood. :)

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  6. Happy Sunday to everyone and have a peaceful holiday season and the start of a New Year!
    See you all in 2014 ;)

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  7. Nice to be here again...
    Wish you all a Merry Christmas

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  8. good morning poets...
    i am not linking anywhere for the month, but will be back in january at some point.
    just wanted to drop in and say merry christmas, happy holidays
    shalom

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    1. Glad you did, Brian. See you on snow covered trails--new snow, as I think it will all melt in the Northeast USA this weekend.

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    2. thank you susan...hope the holidays are treating you well...just got back from seeing Desolation of Smaug (the latest chapter in the Hobbit) with my son...oy....smiles.

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  9. Thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures Natasa ~ Wishing you all Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays ~

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  10. Unique Christmas decorations! Love the lit candles.

    Happy Sunday, poets. Wishing everyone at Poets United a Happy Holiday Season!

    Sharing a winter tanka today. Stay warm. Smiles :)

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  11. Good morning! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all ! Enjoy! Thank you for sharing the lovely photos!

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  12. hunkering down in the middle of an ice storm here... hope everyone is well and safe...

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  13. Merry Christmas to all my friends!

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  14. Dealing with crazy ice storm here...think the power is back on for good (crossing fingers)...might be sporadic commenting until the storm abates. Wishing everyone a magical holiday!

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  15. My apologies in advance for not getting around this week. I am leaving for Mexico in a couple of hours, and will be without Internet for a week. Have a Merry Christmas and a season of joy, everyone1

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  16. Sunny in southern California. Good week to all ~

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  17. Lovely pics, Nataša Dolenc! They make me want to visit. I'm wishing everyone safe travels wherever you are--to stay warm in the Northern hemisphere and cool in the Southern one--to ave happy celebrations and to start the New Year with joy in your heart.

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  18. Beautiful photos & I am enjoying the snow we rarely have in the city. Wishing all a merry & safe holiday!

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  19. Fantastic photos, Natasa. Thank you so much. I am very slow moving today, kids, but will make the rounds even if it takes me a while...........

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  20. Wonderful photos !! Wishing all the dear members and co bloggers a very merry Christmas and a nice weekend. :-)

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  21. Feels great to have a poetic Monday and connecting with all you lovely people!! Merry Christmas and a happy new year all!

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  22. Thank you for the wonderful sharing opportunities you off here Mary - I really appreciate them. (Same old story - must go to bed now (night shift tonight) and will read others when I rise and tomorrow of course!)
    Hope you have the most wonderful Christmas Mary and the same wish to all who contribute to Poets United.
    Anna :o]

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  23. Really enjoying becoming part of your community. Happy Christmas to all who celebrate it and to those that don't all good wishes for peace and serenity
    Pea.

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