I can’t be the only one who was a little mystified by this week’s photo challenge, Half-Light. The topic was introduced by the statement, “I love the evening half-light: that time just before dusk when the sky still holds light as darkness creeps across the land. That magical half-light reminds me of a favorite poem…”
I thought, “Cool, half-light.” But, then, as I scrolled down, the challenge seemed to take a different direction, inviting us to “share a photograph inspired by a favorite poem, verse, story, or song lyric.” Huh-whuh? What happened to half-light? Then we were advised that if we weren’t feeling “especially literary or musical this week, see if you can capture the beauty of morning or evening half-light in your corner of the globe.”
What do you want from me, weekly photo challenge?! I am soooo confused!
Okay. Not so much.
I figure most will gravitate towards half-light. Because who wouldn’t? Half-light is a gorgeous thing. And, I’m sure just as many will provide thoughtful poems or lyrics. Will you forgive me for going light-hearted rather than all deep-thinky? And for completely ignoring half-light?
Because there is a song that plays itself over and over and over and over in my head this time of year. It’s a classic. Ready?
Here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin’ down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppin’ (though I always sing hoppity), Easter’s on its way
That’s the only part of the song that I know. The chorus. And I’m fine singing only the chorus, but you really should listen to this Gene Autry classic in its entirety:
And, thus, my interpretation of this week’s photo challenge: