Friday, 21 May 2010

Rainy Morning in May


Like Rain it sounded
till it curved

And then
I knew 'twas Wind --

It walked as wet as any Wave
But swept as dry as sand --
When it had pushed itself away
To some remotest Plain

A coming as of Hosts was heard
It filled the Wells, it pleased the Pools
It warbled in the Road --

It pulled the spigot from the Hills
And let the Floods abroad --
It loosened acres, lifted seas
The sites of Centres stirred

Then like Elijah rode away
Upon a Wheel of Cloud.

Poem by Emily Dickinson

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Photographed
early this rainy morning
at the Gemeindewiese
Community Meadow
13th District
Images
© by Merisi

21 comments:

  1. It's a dark and rainy May morning in my little neck of the woods, this morning, as well!

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  2. I just made it back to the car in the nick of time, before it started pouring again. It felt good to have done some exercise (Max agrees *woof*) before going back to study. Every now and then, the sky brightens a bit, but the clouds overwhelm the sun again and again.

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  3. It's a refreshment just to look at these pictures. Cool green days can be a balm.

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  4. Refreshing! Lovely shots to illustrate a beautiful poem (or a lovely poem to underline the beautiful photos). Now, is it time to go for some of those other kind of refreshments somewhere?

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  5. Margeret,
    thank you!
    I felt truly refreshed after that damp morning walk!

    Louciao,
    can you wait a little while?
    I will try my best to earn a break before night falls! ;-)

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  6. Love the poem! We are having a rainy day here in the North Carolina mountains -- and I too took a picture of a clematis bloom with a drop at its tip!

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  7. A beautiful poem, and as everyone says, very refreshing :-)

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  8. Ah rain ... so cleansing and fresh. Interesting poem.

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  9. Nothing more beautiful than a pairing of Merisi's exquisite photography and Emily Dickinson's poetry!! Sigh...so wonderful...Two of my very favorites! Have a wonderful weekend, dear Merisi! Love, Janine XO

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  10. So beautiful, Merisi. That first image is a dream.
    ***
    I notice you have, as I have, a classic Blogger Template.

    Happy weekend! :-)

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  11. Ah! Emily. Aaah! Merisi. So lovely, your etheal pictures and her simple, beautiful words.

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  12. the leaves, ah the leaves...

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  13. So pretty, so delightful, so tender.

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  14. Luscious photographs, wonderful poem (I do adore Miss Dickinson).Sometimes a little rain is exactly what is needed.

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  15. How beautiful can be rainpictures !!!

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  16. MERAVIGLIOSO......cara Merisi...!
    The words of E.Dickinson are a wonderful frame for your excuisite delicate photos of the mai green..!

    Thank you so much for your kind "welcome back"...! I appreciated it very much and your lovely "m'illumino".....!

    Have a sunny and happy sunday!!!!
    ciao ciao elvira

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  17. Like a tone poem...
    Whatever that is...
    Magical!

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  18. Meresi - you have complimented ED's poem perfectly with your beautiful images. You have such an eye for detail!
    Millie ^_^

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  19. Oh my heart-- and how I adore this post. Such pretty pictures so beautifully cropped and presented and ED, doesn't she just thrill you.
    Thanks Maria!!

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  20. Thank you all! :-)

    Carolyn,
    only the next to the last picture has been cropped, the blue flower bud with the raindrop clinging to it. It is out of focus, but I wanted to include it.

    I hardly ever crop any of my pictures, I rather spend the time carefully framing them when I shoot them.

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  21. Your photography is always so beautiful and this is especially so. I love the rain and capturing raindrops on flowers and leaves as I did in today's post.

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