Friday, May 29, 2009

Mysterious Night and Wet Morning


 A poem for a wet Friday


Acquainted with the Night
by: Robert Frost
 
I have been one acquainted with the night.
I have walked out in rain -- and back in rain.
I have outwalked the furthest city light.

I have looked down the saddest city lane.
I have passed by the watchman on his beat
And dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain.


 
I have stood still and stopped the sound of feet
When far away an interrupted cry
Came over houses from another street,

But not to call me back or say good-bye;
And further still at an unearthly height,
O luminary clock against the sky

Proclaimed the time was neither wrong nor right.
I have been one acquainted with the night.
 




This morning was wet.
Had to take the dog out anyway.
Hope everyone has a lovely weekend.

23 comments:

  1. I really like that "luminary clock" line.
    Wonderful poem for such fine moody photos.


    Kat

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  2. I love that poem! Your photos work beautifully with it.

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  3. I really like your wet blurry photos .. and the poem and accompanying shots are simply perfect!

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  4. Perfect photos to go with this lovely poem. I adore Robert Frost.
    I especially like the first two photos...they have such and ethereal feel.

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  5. I love the city at night - and in the rain
    Your photos capture that beauty perfectly
    and the poem is lovely

    hope Buster didn't mind the rain

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  6. Love the poem, as I love all Robert Frost Elizabeth. Like the photos too. Sometimes a wet day is enjoyable - but have to say today is pure sunshine here. Love

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  7. your poem is gr8.. the pictures are lovely..

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  8. Yup- that's the thing about pups- they force you to go out no matter the weather, the mood, the flu...your night shots are awesome- my camera just won't do that, nightime is not my camera's friend.
    HAHA my word verification is "modess" remember those? Back in the day???

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  9. And all the way across the continent it's foggy, cloudy, misty here too. No problem. I shall be out anyway, in the garden.

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  10. My favorite poet. Lovely images. We've been wet, cold and miserable here after our heat wave. You are reminding me that my dog still needs a walk.

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  11. One of my favorite RF poems. Your dark street photos went well with the work.

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  12. Great juxtaposition of poem and photos. Very compelling.

    My laptop is apparently looking around - the security word is 'messess'. ;>)

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  13. What a dreamy poem -- and photos to go with it. The blur of bicycle and dog (Buster?) is irresistible.

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  14. A lovely poem but I expected roads shiny with rain!

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  15. the photo of the bike is fabulous with just a peek of Buster whose blog just cracks me up!

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  16. I loved the photo in this post, especially the bicycle photo. Very nice poem to accompany your photos. Cheers

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  17. A luminary post in every way!

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  18. WOw, I am loving the effect that I think you may have put on the first two photos of the streets at night. I like watching you "grow" and how things change with the passing weeks and months.

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  19. Beautiful marriage of images and prose! :-)

    Rainy night and morning here too,
    happy weekend!

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  20. Even though one picture is often said to be worth a thousand words, the addition of a poem or haiku heightens the experience. A wonderful combination.

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  21. Lovely pictures, lovely poem. Robert Frost is my favorite... everytime, I'm by myself, reflecting on something... there is a poem he has written that is just perfect for the situation...

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  22. These photographs, are seriously hot! Wow, do I love this blog.
    xo

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