Wednesday, 16 July 2014

In Mochi's Garden in the Shade
Viennese Summer, and the living is easy


A Summer's Day
"A something in a summer's Day
As slow her flambeaux burn away
Which solemnizes me"
Emily Dickinson


Summer Pleasures
There is something about lunch
in tree-shaded Mochi's garden
that energizes me even
on the hottest summer day


Remember my Quest
to find a grumpy Viennese waiter?
Forget about it! After all my time
of living and wining and coffee drinking in Vienna,
I suggest this is but a bit of lore


Nestroy Monument
Praterstrasse

Photographed with my mobile phone
15 July 2014 at lunchtime
along Praterstrasse and Mochi Restaurant
in Leopoldstadt, Vienna's 2nd District
© by Merisi

Links:
-> A something in a summer's Day by Emily Dickinson
-> Mochi Grill and Sushi
-> Merisi's Leopoldstadt and Praterstrasse
-> Johann Nepomuk Nestroy (7 December 1801 – 25 May 1862) at Wikipedia:
"Johann Nepomuk Eduard Ambrosius Nestroy .... was a singer, actor and playwright in the popular Austrian tradition of the Biedermeier period and its immediate aftermath. Dubbed the "Austrian Shakespeare", in style he is more comparable to Molière."

10 comments:

  1. I'm beginning to wonder if anyone at all could ever be grumpy in Vienna!

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  2. Beautiful day for sitting out it looks like.

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  3. Looks like the perfect summer day and the perfect place to spend it!! Delightful captures, Merisi, as always! Hope your week is going well!

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  4. Thank you for sharing your photos and the link to Emily"s poem

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  5. Looks like a nice place to be:)
    I like the details in your posting too.

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  6. What a beautiful setting!

    I note the presence of that bird in the pic!

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  7. I can see why lunch in Mochi's garden would lift your spirits! Summer perfection!

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  8. Magnifique l'été à vienne,
    je viendrai un jour visiter cette belle ville
    bisettes
    christyn

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  9. Lovely, as always! (We are enjoying a rare summer day with temperatures in the 70s!)

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  10. Haven't commented for a while. Good to back in Vienna albeit only virtually. The second and the fourth photo look like they could be taken in Italy or Provence.
    Summer greetings from Warsaw :-).

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