Slowly, dawn was breaking.

Streaks of colour – peach bellinis, orange martinis, strawberry margaritas, frozen negronis – streamed above the horizon, east to west.

Elif Shafak, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World (Bloomsbury Publishing; September 24, 2019)

Photo: DK @ Daybreak. 5:52 to 6:35 am, November 9, 2021. 46° F. Cove Island Park, Stamford, CT.


  1. Excellent pairing! Your photos are all that she describes!

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  2. Gorgeous scenes David and perfect words by Shafak.

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  3. It’s just another Tequila Sunrise…

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  4. The heavens are pulsating with color. Unreal….

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  5. Funny, i never think about drinking as the dawn breaks, but now that you mention it…😉


  6. Another set of lovely photos.

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  7. Such a Joy! When your day starts with breathing fresh air, w/positive ions since your next to the water, your eyes filled with stunning beauty as the black lite colors meld together giving way to Joy…and a positive start to the day…one can reflect back throughout the day on those moments when Peace Wash Over You…/// Elif Shafak, Her words so descriptive, certainly painted a word picture..which you paired so beautifully with your photos of this morning….

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  8. Lovely and I even see my fav mojito in the mix

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  9. You’ve still got it! 😀

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