Monday, 17 June 2013

Vienna's Temple of Theseus
in the late Afternoon glow

Pink Rose
in the late afternoon sun
in front of the Theseus Temple
Volksgarten

The Winner
1922 Bronze sculpture
by Josef Müllner

Temple of Theseus
Built by Peter von Nobile in 1823
to house Antonio Canova's "Theseus".
Early evening sun
lights the temple
and the ring of roses
in the foreground

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Did you spy
the pigeons on the roof?

"Ce toit tranquille, où marchent des colombes"
"This quiet roof, where dove-sails saunter by"
("Le cimetière marin" by Paul Valéry,
translated by C. Day Lewis)


Sunday
29 May 2011
Images and Text
© by Merisi

7 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful place, and yes, I did see the pigeons!! Great capture for the day, Merisi! I do love the statue, too! Hope you've had a great weekend!

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  2. The temple is beautiful. Vienna in the spring must be absolutely magnificent. Thanks for transporting me there.

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  3. Beautiful temple and glorious shots of the roses!

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  4. Thank you for your lovely comments!
    Hugs,
    Merisi

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  5. Your flower shots are always divine

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