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Ode To Enchanted Light

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Ode To Enchanted Light

Under the trees light
has dropped from the top of the sky,
light
like a green
latticework of branches,
shining
on every leaf,
drifting down like clean
white sand.

A cicada sends
its sawing song
high into the empty air.

The world is
a glass overflowing
with water.

by Pablo Neruda


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Comments (6)

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Anne, wonderful quote and photos. It's a great way to start off my morning.

Thanks so much for the beautiful thoughts and images.

Perfect images for that perfect poem!

Anne:

Thanks Kathy and Annie, I'm so glad you both enjoyed this. I came across the poem last night, and that top photo popped into my mind instantly! I love the image of the world as a glass overflowing, what joy and optimism and hope that line conveys.

sandrac:

So very beautiful, Anne.

Love the shots, love the poem!

b_to_the_rad6:

you all suck you tree huggin hippies

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