Poems in words and images

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A selection of poems and photographs.

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  • 1. Poems in Words and Images selected by diane cordell“Words everywhere” by din bcn http://www.flickr.com/photos/din_bcn/2349889836/
  • 2. “Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting -- over and over announcing your place in the family of things.” -Mary Oliver, Wild Geeseby jmctee http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmctee/5436124665/in/photostream/
  • 3. “I stand between the past and the pursuing,Between the dreamd of deed and the undone,With all the earth on tiptoe for the doing,And breathless for the start-word of the sun...” -Theophilus Marzials, Spring “window” by feeb http://www.flickr.com/photos/fionab/3469820394/
  • 4. “There will be time to murder and create,And time for all the works and days of handsThat lift and drop a question on your plate;        Time for you and time for me,And time yet for a hundred indecisions,And for a hundred visions and revisions,Before the taking of a toast and tea.” -T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock “Hazy Clock” by Justin Shearer http://www.flickr.com/photos/justinshearer/87636385/
  • 5. “We are the music-makersAnd we are the dreamers of dreams,Wandering by lone sea-breakers,And sitting by desolate streams;World-losers and world-forsakersOn whom the pale moon gleamsYet we are the movers and shakersOf the world for ever, it seems.” -Arthur William Edgar OShaughnessy, Ode “Silver gleam” by dmcordell http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5497877225/
  • 6. “I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling Or just after.” -Wallace Stevens, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird“bird wing” by BotheredByBees http://www.flickr.com/photos/botheredbybees/1434856833/
  • 7. “Natures first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leafs a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay.” -Robert Frost, Nothing Gold Can Stay “Nothing Gold Can Stay” by dmcordell http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5080893167/
  • 8. “What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet; Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.” -Gerard Manley Hopkins, Inversnaid“In the woods near Butler Pond” by dmcordell http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5172013667/
  • 9. “White seeds are floatingOut of my burst pod.What power had IBefore I learned to yield?Shatter me, great wind:I shall possess the field.” -Richard Wilbur, A Milkweed “Milkweed” by dmcordell http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/3981094291/
  • 10. “Biltmore Gold: An Arc” by cobalt123 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobalt/186684347/
  • 11. “I know she is beautiful forever, and livesIn a beautiful house, far away.She called my name once.I didnt even know she knew it.” -Robert Penn Warren, True Love “Reflection of a heart” by Nganguyen http://www.flickr.com/photos/nganguyen/2508746078/
  • 12. “O body swayed to music, O brightening glance, How can we know the dancer from the dance?” -William Butler Yeats, Among School Children“Dancing” by jaimebisbal http://www.flickr.com/photos/elbalsamo/3651568332/
  • 13. “But stars were with me most of all. I heard them flame and break and fall.   Their excellent array, their free Encounter with Eternity...” -Fanny Stearns Davis, ProfitsStar Cluster NGC 290 European Space Agency & NASA http://www.hubblesite.org/gallery/album/entire/pr2006017c/
  • 14. “I ask them to take a poemand hold it up to the lightlike a color slide” -Billy Collins, Introduction to Poetry “Transparencies” by coolmonfrere http://www.flickr.com/photos/seibi/371318148/
  • 15. seeker of truth follow no path all paths lead where truth is here -e. e. cummings, seeker of truth“The end of the path along Redhill/Storeton” by jimmedia http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimmediaart/493752968/
  • 16. Diane Cordell Journeyshttp://dmcordell.blogspot.com/