Monday, September 7, 2009

Softly the Evening Came

Softly the evening came. The sun from the western horizon
Like a magician extended his golden wand o'er the landscape;
Twinkling vapors arose; and sky and water and forest
Seemed all on fire at the touch, and melted and mingled together.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow





28 comments:

  1. OK one chair is missing. So am I. So is a bottle of red. Ahem.....

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  2. Absolutely breathtaking. And I'm glad the white wall didn't obstruct the view!

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  3. What a beautiful ending to the day.

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  4. That is the most amazing sunset and it is just outside your door! beautiful words as well.

    May I ask you a blog question:I have this same blog template but my picture doesnt fit. I have tried changing the size and it is either still to big or way to small. would you mind telling me the size of yours so i could adjust mine? thanks!

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  5. Damn, you are good! This is good stuff, and a great match with the poetry. I wish you could read MY essays for a living!

    EFH

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  6. Loved the poem;stunned by the beautiful pictures. When do you start work?

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  7. Brilliant sky, brilliant photographs - that is some view you've got there.

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  8. Oh, man. Those are gorgeous sunsets. But I'm like Braja: my chair is missing! And okay, so's the Shiraz.

    Hope you're having a great time with the 'rents.

    Hugs,
    K*

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  9. Exceptional skies. I wish I'd been sitting in that chair.

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  10. WOW! I don't know what else to say. WOW!

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  11. I loved the sunset, and I love your seat to view such an amazing sight.

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  12. I wish that I had been there to view it with you. I know it is beautiful there and you have captured it well. You know you are a pretty good photographer. I have noticed this for a long time. Love Mom

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  13. Ahhhhhhh. This is one of those moments to be stored away for the cold winter months when it feels like summer is only a myth.

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  14. Just beautiful, I can hear the silence in this image.

    ~ A Beach Diary

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  15. Gorgeous photos. Perfect poem. Just lovely.

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  16. Oh lovely, lovely. Just back from Longfellow country in fact, so the poem is perfect. And the photos? Gorgeous!
    Stop by my blog when you get a chance; there is something (kinda funky & fun) waiting for you. After all, we midlife jobhunters have to stick together ;)

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  17. Beautiful poem and incredible photos. One of my favorite poets.

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  18. I have always loved taking pictures. Your pics tell me that its time to step it up a notch.
    Beautiful photos!

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  19. Great Pictures. beautiful! But I agree with many of your Blog followers...where was MY cahair and my Gray Goose Martini? Oh, I know...I must have been inside DOING THE DISHES!

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  20. What a beautiful way to end a day! Passing through -- love your sense of humor, and of course, this sunset sequence.

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