The sun, whose rays are all ablaze...

jesika

York, United Kingdom

Artist's Description

Yum-Yum’s song.
The sun, whose rays
Are all ablaze
With ever-living glory,
Does not deny
His majesty —
He scorns to tell a story!
He don’t exclaim,
“I blush for shame,
So kindly be indulgent.”
But, fierce and bold,
In fiery gold,
He glories all effulgent!

I mean to rule the earth,
As he the sky —
We really know our worth,
The sun and I!
I mean to rule the earth,
As he the sky —
We really know our worth,
The sun and I!

Sung by Yum Yum, in The Mikado
Lyrics WS Gilbert 1836-1911
Composer A Sullivan 1842-1900

It just had to be. This song had been circulating in my head for a while and I knew I had two images which belonged together
The sun’s rays rising from the soft billowing clouds create an illusion of up lighting on the beautifully back lit Lesser Snow Goose at the University of York.
One of my very first PS compilations.

Sky 210107 Sony H5
Snow Goose 121108 Sony H50
Composite 231208 Photoshop Elements 7
Filter “Overlay” 100%
231208

“Butterflies adorn the world and delight the eye”
John Ray (17th century naturalist)

This sky where we live
Is no place to lose your wings.
So love, love, love.
Hafiz حافظ

Human beings are members of a whole,
In creation of one essence and soul.
If one member is afflicted with pain,
Other members uneasy will remain.
If you have no sympathy for human pain,
The name of human you cannot retain.
Saadi

“Of one Essence is the human race,
thus has Creation put the base;
One Limb impacted is sufficient
For all Others to feel the Mace ”
—Saadi (1184–1283)

“There is only one sacred manuscript, the sacred manuscript of Nature, which alone can enlighten the reader.” Hazrat Inayat Khan

All profits from my sales will be donated to Butterfly Conservation.

My Images Do Not Belong To The Public Domain. All images and writing are copyright © jesika 2011. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.

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