Saturday, May 4, 2013

A Sentence from a Poem

Petals, 2013

This light, young as it never will be again.

A sentence from a poem, Going Home Day, from a volume of poetry I bought this morning, Leaving Yuba City by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

28 comments:

  1. I enlarged your photo and sat with it as I sipped my morning coffee in an unusually quiet house. The light in your photo is beautiful, as is the sentence. The light here this morning is changing constantly as an erratic wind pushes clouds at intervals over the sun. I hope your Sunday is a good one.

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    1. I'd like a short video of that peaceful moment. Just beautiful, Kate.

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  2. perfick...
    and funnily enough, as i write this, the serendipity with h.e. bates' DARLING BUDS OF MAY {pop larkin}, ... .
    this is may.
    light is stunning.
    n♥

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    1. Thanks, n. More beautiful light here this morning. Hoping the same for you.

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  3. On Robert Creeley's gravestone:

    look
    at
    the
    light
    of
    this
    hour

    Mt. Auburn Cemetary

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  4. The petals are their own poem, words are waiting for me.

    You inspire.

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    1. The fresh fallen petals might have been prettier than the peonies in full bloom. Enjoy your words, kate.

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  5. Your photo and the line from the poem make a perfect pair.

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  6. I do so greatly like that line. The low light of autumn here feels just like that to me. And it sums up the feel of days of late. Of course, now, I must find out more about its companion lines. Thank-you for this gentle nudge and inspiration.

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  7. Beautifully combined, words and image. Thank you!

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  8. exquisite and a lovely capture of young light in your photograph.

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  9. The seed being born with it's own end in mind.
    The paradox at the core of our lives, but beautifully framed. Is it beauty that in the end makes it all bearable?

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  10. Beautiful.
    The poetry, the picture, the mood.
    Thanks for sharing, Denise!

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  11. You always make me think. Thank you. Loved the last post, too. xo

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  12. Beautiful poem and a very beautiful photo.

    I love the golde light on the petals & the striped shadows

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