Author: cc@quaintmelody  |  Category: photography, thoughts in pictures

Psychedelic lights . Winter 2008 . by cc
Psychedelic lights. click photo to enlarge.

Music is playing, people dancing around
I turn and turn, hoping to catch the tunes
I see wonders, in the smiles and laughters
I see sorrows, in the hesitations and pauses
Are they a facet or emotions from the heart
One couldn’t tell, we just take it on and dance away
I strike along, looking to grasp that pace of life
In the world of a big masquerade, going round and round…

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31 Responses to “Masquerade”

  1. falcon Says:

    so deep…

    CC: 😛


  2. Daryl Says:

    Life’s a kaleidoscope of half turns and full twists! Round and round we go.

    CC: I like kaleidoscope, it reminds me of my childhood. I could spend hours looking into it. 🙂


  3. emotionalistic Says:

    I am still guessing what is it in the picture. Mind to tell?

    CC: The photo was taken by a bus/taxi stand, on a busy street. The background are the traffic lights and street lights. 😉 I was on my way home.


  4. day-dreamer Says:

    Nice picture.

    CC: Thank you! 😀


  5. peteformation Says:

    Nice poetry. The picture too!

    CC: Thank you! 🙂


  6. Weilian Says:

    The words are hard to understand but the picture is excellent.

    CC: Like my mind. 😛


  7. steph Says:

    pretty. =) love the poetry. it makes you look at the picture even more closely.

    CC: Thanks for your kind words. 🙂


  8. kaycee Says:

    lovely poetry… excellent photo =)

    CC: Thank you! This is one of my favourites so far. 🙂


  9. IcedNyior Says:

    absolutely love the photo and very nice poem too

    CC: Thank you! I spent a lot of time staring at the scene. It bedazzles me! 🙂


  10. suituapui Says:

    …searching, not finding, understanding anyway. We’re lost in this masquerade…..All the world’s a stage!

    CC: Carpenters! I love them! 🙂


  11. Pink Cotton Says:

    i really enjoy your photos..
    is tat a glass pane or …? 🙂

    have a nice weekend!

    CC: It’s a glass panel on a bus stand. 🙂 Happy weekend!


  12. Liz aka Kess' Mama Says:

    What an incredible shot. We all face different things at different stages in life.

    CC: Thank you! Yes, we go through different stages feeling differently.


  13. johnny ong Says:

    its just like the yellow lemon tree song …… “turning around, round and round”

    CC: That song is so addictive. I used to listen to it over and over again.


  14. foongpc Says:

    Nice photo. I like two words in this post – masquerade and psychedelic, especially psychedelic. You are good with words : )

    CC: I love those two words too! Kinda illusive, don’t you think?


  15. happysurfer Says:

    “This Masquerade” song comes to mind..

    Are we really happy with this lonely game we play,
    Looking for the right words to say?
    Searching but not finding — understanding anyway,
    We’re lost in this masquerade.

    Fascinating picture!

    CC: I heart Carpenters! Thanks. 🙂


  16. Che-Cheh Says:

    Lovely photo. Love it. The writing is too deep. Hehe

    CC: Haha, I’m digging too much into my thoughts. 😉


  17. hp84 Says:

    Hi, can I know the name of the restaurant that serve delicious crab in Old Klang Road? I would like to try it too.

    CC: I think it’s called hai peng, don’t remember the chinese name though. It’s near the entrance to Taman Desa, on old klang road. Hope that helps!


  18. SimpleAlex Says:

    “Incredible picture, So meaningful words” – SimpleAlex ♥♥♥♥♥ 5 HEARTS AWARDS

    CC: Thank you so much Alex!!! See mama, I got 5 stars!!! YEAH! 😀


  19. xin Says:

    nice pic! 😀 and the color combination is exactly what i am feeling now, colorful, with 3 days of long weekend 😀 😀

    CC: Hope your weekend will be colourful too! 🙂


  20. annant Says:

    hey dropping by…
    u take nicey pics *jealous*
    and your musing is meaningful 🙂

    CC: Thank you! Hope to see you around. 🙂


  21. Jeremy C Says:

    what an appropriate post title.

    cool lighting treatment and matching poetry to boot.

    life’s one big masquerade indeed 🙂

    CC: It’s a never ending masquerade, going round and round, we see people but not their hearts. It’s a quaint world we’re living in. 😉


  22. Center Parted Says:

    What a pretty picture!!!

    CC: Thank you! 😀


  23. MisSmall Says:

    Love the colours of the picture! Paired with the words, it reminds me of a gloomy Friday night, standing out on the busy streets waiting for a cab to go home.

    CC: You’re exactly right, except it was a saturday. 🙂


  24. doreen Says:

    Ok, now this is too deep for my simple brain. LOL. I love the photo!

    CC: Haha, I have too complicated a brain. Thanks! 🙂


  25. narrowband Says:

    Whoah nice bokeh!!! I luv this pic! Vivid too!!

    CC: I really like the bokeh too! Love this 50mm lens I bought last month, a total good buy!


  26. seefei Says:

    nice bokeh. life liddat beautiful bokeh. we dont know until we get near and experience it ourselves

    CC: Well said seefei. 🙂


  27. amoker Says:

    Oh , i just love this photo. The contrast makes it so alluring.

    my another wish is to do bungee jump. was looking for it in Australia. perhaps will find way to go NZ or South Africa.

    CC: Thank you! Come to the bungy land and do it, it’s where it all begun! 😉


  28. wombok Says:

    Man. I seriously love your photos 🙂

    CC: I love that you love my photos. LOL. Thank you very much, it’s very encouraging to hear! 😀


  29. huei Says:

    i adore this photo! simply..amazing! love the colours to bits! =D

    CC: Thanks! I love it too. Colourful photos make me happy! 😀


  30. Ann Says:

    You captured the essence of it here. Very very nice.

    CC: Thank you! this is one of my favourites so far. 🙂


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