(Extra)ordinary in ordinary sight

An oil spill, on the roadside from an ordinary vehicle, spreading in a bit of standing water, collected from last night's rain. This morning the oil spill is shining strongly due to intense sun rays falling on it
On my walk this morning, I saw an oil spill, likely from an ordinary vehicle. I got interested because it looked so beautiful. It had artistically spread in the standing water, collected from last night’s rain. And this morning, the same oil spill shimmered, emitting rainbow-like colors, under clear skies and pure sun rays. I thought how (extra)ordinary is this!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “(Extra)ordinary.”

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7 thoughts on “(Extra)ordinary in ordinary sight

  1. Kim October 20, 2015 / 9:32 pm

    That’s such a great example of something that normally would be considered a blight on the landscape — becoming something extra-ordinary. It looks like something one might see looking out of an airplane window. Love it!

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    • yhealthy2000 October 20, 2015 / 10:12 pm

      Thank you Kim. It’s just the opposite. Saw it all the way down on the ground :). Yaz

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  2. Jean Reinhardt October 21, 2015 / 8:43 am

    That is a fabulous photo. At first I thought it was a section of an oil painting until I read your post. I suppose it is an ‘oil painting’ in one way. 🙂

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    • yhealthy2000 October 21, 2015 / 2:32 pm

      That is right… an “oil painting” right on Earth canvas. A great comment. Thank you.

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  3. Gradmama2011 March 19, 2016 / 1:16 pm

    discovering beauty in extraordinary things is a talent. Excellent photo of the oil spill…

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    • yhealthy2000 March 19, 2016 / 5:44 pm

      This is something I passed by walking my dog on a sidewalk 🙂 I thought how crazy is this…an oil spill from a car made it to the sidewalk!

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      • Gradmama2011 March 20, 2016 / 9:19 am

        beauty in the eye of the beholder, as the saying goes 🙂

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