Jan. 12th, 2009

deltamiss: (Cup of Joy)
The moon was so bright this morning I almost could have driven to work without headlights. Absolutely beautiful.

We've been reading some poetry about winter in class. The moon reminded me of one of the poems.




Silver

Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
This way, and that, she peers, and sees
Silver fruit upon silver trees;
One by one the casements catch
Her beams beneath the silvery thatch;
Couched in his kennel, like a log,
With paws of silver sleeps the dog;
From their shadowy cote the white breasts peep
Of doves in silver feathered sleep
A harvest mouse goes scampering by,
With silver claws, and silver eye;
And moveless fish in the water gleam,
By silver reeds in a silver stream.

Walter de la Mare

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