weekly photo challenge: spring

May 3, 2014 at 11:52 am 3 comments

brookside gardens
location: brookside gardens, wheaton regional park, maryland

 

A Light Exists in Spring

 
A Light exists in Spring
Not present on the Year
At any other period —
When March is scarcely here
 
A Color stands abroad
On Solitary Fields
That Science cannot overtake
But Human Nature feels.
 
It waits upon the Lawn,
It shows the furthest Tree
Upon the furthest Slope you know
It almost speaks to you.
 
Then as Horizons step
Or Noons report away
Without the Formula of sound
It passes and we stay —
 
A quality of loss
Affecting our Content
As Trade had suddenly encroached
Upon a Sacrament.

– Emily Dickinson

 

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. L  |  May 3, 2014 at 11:58 am

    Thanks for the pingback 🙂

    Reply
  • 2. sustainabilitea  |  May 3, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    Nice pairing of photo and poem, Plaridel.

    janet

    Reply
    • 3. plaridel  |  May 4, 2014 at 12:27 pm

      janet:

      I’m glad you liked it. 🙂

      Reply

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