5.05.2010

If I were... I'd be...

my photo: taken while apple-picking last October

 If I were a month I’d be October.

If I were a day I’d be Saturday.

If I were a time of day I’d be sunset.

my photo: partial view of Boston skyline along the Charles 

If I were a planet I’d be Saturn.
 (it's wearing jewelry!)

If I were a sea animal I’d be a jellyfish.

my photo: a jellyfish at the New England Aquarium 

If I were a direction I’d be East.

If I were a piece of furniture I’d be a huge cozy bed
with lots of pillows you actually use
.

If I were a liquid I’d be rain.

 Raindrops print by bluedreamsunshine

If I were a gemstone I’d be Sunstone, Emerald, or Aquamarine.

If I were a tree I’d be a bonzai.

 my photo: hanging out with the bonzai trees at Longwood Gardens in PA

If I were a tool I’d be glue.
 (mushy and helps keep stuff together)

If I were a flower I’d be a daisy.

my photo: wall of daisies

If I were an element of weather I’d be a breeze.

If I were a musical instrument I’d be a piano.

If I were a color I'd be London Blue.

 London Blue Topaz gems from rmcgems.com

If I were an emotion I’d be Gratitude.

If I were a fruit I’d be a Kiwi.
(sweet and tart ..and a little hairy..
lol, ok no more hair jokes I promise)

If I were a sound I’d be
the light clinking of a bamboo wind chime.

If I were an element I'd be Oxygen.

my photo: soap bubbles in an empty bottle 

If I were a car I’d be a convertible.

If I were a food I’d be anything made by mom.

If I were a place I’d be "home".

Neighborhood cup/vase by loveartworks

If I were a material I'd be cotton.

If I were a taste I’d be savory.

If I were a scent I’d be fresh linen.

 Fresh Linen Shea Butter Soap by dennisanderson

If I were a body part I’d be eyes.

If I were a song I’d be a lullaby.

If I were a bird I'd be a hummingbird.

If I were a gift I'd be 
one that is simple and from the heart.. 
and handmade.

If I were a city I'd be Boston.

my photo: view of Boston skyline while walking along the Charles River 

If I were a door I'd be vintage french doors.

If I were a pair of shoes I’d be
super stylish kicks that you can dance all night in.

If I were a poem I would be
flying off the tip of a favorite pen.

my photo: a poem I wrote
(ps. my handwriting is only this neat when I concentrate real hard) 
 
There you have it, a smidge more about me you may have not known before.  Thank you to Andrea, whose "if I were, I'd be" post inspired this one.  So dear readers, I'd love to see your version of this so I can learn a little more about you (so if you do a similar post, please let me know)!  :)


6 comments:

Wild Woman Jewelry said...

ngan...i loved knowing you better through these beautiful metaphors and images AND i am inspired by how well you know yourself~ thank you for sharing this! i'll let you know when mine's done!
hugs,
karon

CrowNology said...

LOVE.
Love your photos and those you picked from others to go with these words too.
Glad you joined in on this one...
xo
Andrea

mchen said...

This is so cool... I may borrow it too one of these days :) (Plus I still owe you for the 7 facts — eep!) These are fun, and such gorgeous photos. You silly kiwi, ha ha ha!

Teri and Amber said...

Insightful and inspiring.

Zoe of Sleepy Moon Design said...

Loved this post! I did my own too because I had so much fun reading it! http://sleepymoondesign.blogspot.com/2010/05/if-i-were-id-be.html

~Zoe

eNVe said...

thanks for reading, everyone! :)

it was really fun digging through pics and trying to come up with my interpretations.. hope I get a chance to do more of these types of posts.