Saturday, 27 July 2013

Red - A Child's Vision {Nurture Photography}

A Child's Vision
Under the sweet-peas I stood
And drew deep breaths, they smelt so good.
Then, with strange enchanted eyes,
I saw them change to butterflies.

Higher than the skylark sings
I saw their fluttering crimson wings
Leave their garden-trellis bare
And fly into the upper air.

Standing in an elfin trance
Through the clouds I saw them glance….
Then I stretched my hands up high
And touched them in the distant sky.


At once the coloured wing came back
From wandering in the zodiac.
Under the sweet-peas I stood
And drew deep breaths. They smelt so good.
Alfred Noyes


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6 comments:

  1. Nina, these photographs are a perfect illustration of the poem...So sweet.....

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  2. Perfect marriage of the words to photos - so poetic and entrancing it just carried me along.

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  3. Awesome words for those great close-ups!...:)JP

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  4. Love your photography...especially the last photo with the setting sun. Beautiful words and flowers.

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  5. Gorgeous color! Thank you so much for sharing these with us in the Nurture Photography Challenge! Have a great weekend. :)

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