Saturday, November 22, 2008

Evening Star


I've had an absolutely retched day, 
so it was good to come home
 to a warm cup of tea and day dreams of holidays...

'Twas noontide of summer,
And mid-time of night;
And stars, in their orbits,
Shone pale, thro' the light
Of the brighter, cold moon,
'Mid planets her slaves,
Herself in the Heavens,
Her beam on the waves.
I gazed awhile
On her cold smile;
Too cold-too cold for me-
There pass'd, as a shroud,
A fleecy cloud,
And I turned away to thee,
Proud Evening Star,
In they glory afar,
And dearer thy beam shall be;
For joy to my heart
Is the proud part
Thou bearest in Heaven at night,
And more I admire
Thy distant fire,
Than that colder, lowly light.


poem by Edgar Allan Poe

11 comments:

notebookdoodles said...

apparently balloons are the "in" thing these days. i don't mind it though cause they just look so pretty on photos!

i hope you have a great weekend =)

*sb

ŞeNaY said...

oh great posts! balloons look so lovely<3<3
Lots of Love

Endofmarch said...

I love the poem. Thank you so much for sharing!
HAve a wonderful weekend :)

Heart in a cage said...

lovely post!

the tea drinking english rose said...

j'adore your balloon pictures.

and your header. oh wow. it's beautiful.

i think this a highlight of my rather boring weekend so far.
thank you. you are wonderful as always. and will always be.

i think i did get that background from a website, but now am too scared to use it again, unless it does the same as before, or worse, delete more things. eek.

xxx

makemoremistakes said...

I love! These are phenomenal photos, who's the photographer? I hope you're well dear, and that your weekend is getting better.

xo
angela

shilvia said...

balloons, i could never have enough of them...and you've collected all the very pretty ones!!! have a lovely weekend :)

Saorise said...

Lovely post!
I gave you an award on my blog. Go see :)

Mila said...

Ooooh dear, what a gorgeous and delightful post.
It makes me so happy when people do posts like this...really breathtaking.

<3
Mila.

danica said...

balloons and poe. what a wonderful combination :)

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