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Spectacle Mandala

August 31, 2008

I had a lot of fun doing this one.   I love how the black paper makes everything pop.

The prompt at One Single Impression this week is ‘spectacle’.

The star spectacle
Sparkling, shooting and hunting
Share the night with them

This was fun to write and to make a mandala for.

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  1. August 31, 2008 7:39 am

    Love this mandala and haiku, Teri! I do hope no stars are hunting us!

  2. August 31, 2008 7:56 am

    ..a fabulous mandala!_”shooting and hunting”-well crafted phrase in an attractive poem_[i’ve not exactly stolen ur idea of “five fragrant flowers” from ur poem on ‘folly’/osi but i’ve tried something similar sounding for ‘spectacle’.i’m sure u won’t be angry teri]..thank u for sharing this..

  3. Sandy permalink
    August 31, 2008 8:03 am

    I love your starry, starry night mandala and haiku. Is that the Milky Way I see?

  4. August 31, 2008 9:03 am

    That was fun to read and see, Teri! I love it. Thanks. I like the idea of sharing the night with the stars.

  5. August 31, 2008 9:06 am

    I knew you would figure it out; the hunter is Orion, the three close stars just off the Big Dipper, and yes, that is the milky way.

    Zoya, I am honored that you would use my alliteration idea-need to get over and see it.

  6. August 31, 2008 9:55 am

    just great! I missed your mandalas while I was gone and what a spectacular one for today.

  7. August 31, 2008 10:23 am

    Wonderful mandala and poem. I love the black and white.

  8. August 31, 2008 11:02 am

    Nicely done – in words and image.
    Stellar.

  9. August 31, 2008 11:18 am

    Love this! I sure hope you aren’t offended if I say this, but I would love that on a T-shirt (my old one with the galaxy wore out!)

  10. August 31, 2008 9:04 pm

    Excellent-I enjoyed them both!
    Thank you for these.

  11. August 31, 2008 9:13 pm

    Fun. Moved quickly like shooting stars.

  12. September 1, 2008 7:12 am

    Sharing…I like te use of the word here…

    I catch words haphazardly

  13. September 1, 2008 12:28 pm

    OooooH…
    You always manage to surprise me.

  14. September 1, 2008 2:44 pm

    Your black and white mandala is quite a spectacle in of itself. Thank you for sharing it.

  15. Lisa at Greenbow permalink
    September 1, 2008 3:35 pm

    Fablous mandala and haiku. They go with our weekend as we had a party to initiate the Casa de Pantalla and we got the scope out to look at the stars and Jupiter with its moons. Fun.

  16. September 2, 2008 11:49 am

    Wow! Those stars do pop – great mandala and haiku!

  17. September 2, 2008 12:35 pm

    The stars in the sky… the original spectacle!
    Thank you, Teri. As always, this is beautiful.

  18. September 2, 2008 12:40 pm

    Wow I´m drawn in to the cosmos……..

  19. September 3, 2008 12:21 am

    Brilliantly vibrant, that mandala. I can see why you’d enjoy making it when you could envision such an end result. I’m thinking Carl Sagan now. Why is that? Impressive.

  20. September 3, 2008 7:51 am

    Love the shooting star mandala…it feels as if it is moving…I just want to make a wish….

  21. September 3, 2008 10:17 pm

    gorgeous on all counts!

  22. September 15, 2008 5:38 am

    This is really neat! LOVEEEEE it!!! You are like a shooting star yourself, Teri!!!

  23. September 15, 2008 6:24 pm

    I fear i might have missed this one; this is just perfect.

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