Saturday, 27 June 2009

Rose


Nobody knows this little Rose --
It might a pilgrim be

Did I not take it from the ways
And lift it up to thee.

Only a Bee will miss it --
Only a Butterfly,

Hastening from far journey --
On its breast to lie --

Only a Bird will wonder --
Only a Breeze will sigh --

Ah Little Rose -- how easy
For such as thee to die!

(Emily Dickinson)

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Photographed by Merisi
in the Volksgarten's Rose Garden
June 26, 2009

13 comments:

  1. I've enjoyed so much this great sequence together with the lovely poem by Emily Dickinson.
    Have a very nice Sunday!

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  2. I've enjoyed so much this great sequence of photographs together with the lovely poem by Emily Dickinson.
    Have a very nice Sunday!

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  3. Ooh, I can almost smell the roses! So lovely!

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  4. perfectly enchanting....
    have a great week end and hope the rain has ceased in your part of the world.
    I read about the Albertina museum in the French press. Hope there's not much damage

    ps: such a precious Chanel little bag! and i'm so envious of your exquisite cafés! :-)

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  5. A little triste
    but flowers bloom only to die
    of dear
    have a lovely Sunday anyway
    love

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  6. I adore Roses...I can often be found out in the garden dusting for the darned aphids before I put the systemic poison to their dark dirty little habits! Beautiful flowers you're sharing...and I'm going to try the lovely Tomato recipe you gave me...thanks so much...
    hugs
    Sandi

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  7. Extraordinarily beautiful roses. I don't think I ever saw this Dickinson poem before, either--I love it!

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  8. Beautiful roses, beautiful poem.

    Have a great week!

    Bussi,
    Paz

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  9. Merisi,
    Great rose pics (I'm catching up on your posts, because I was on vacation)! As well as the post above -I guess many take the opportunity to take a nap in the afternoon :)

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  10. wow, these roses have spread so wide open! And very interesting to shoot so many of them from behind... cool angle! I actually currently have a (dying) rose in my room that I should try to dry out... Emily Dickinson's words are sadly true.

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  11. A neighbour has a red rose bush growing in their front yard, and whenever I see it I think of the beautiful flowers you post here, Merisi.

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