Friday, June 19, 2009

Frosty Morning Reflections

Frosty Morning Reflections, originally uploaded by TomRaven.

Very frosty morning, this morning. Stopped and caught this sunrise shot on the way to work... brrrr... it was cold!!!

From low to high doth dissolution climb,
And sink from high to low, along a scale
Of awful notes, whose concord shall not fail;
A musical but melancholy chime,
Which they can hear who meddle not with crime,
Nor avarice, nor over-anxious care.
Truth fails not; but her outward forms that bear
The longest date do melt like frosty rime,
That in the morning whitened hill and plain

And is no more; drop like the tower sublime
Of yesterday, which royally did wear
His crown of weeds, but could not even sustain
Some casual shout that broke the silent air,
Or the unimaginable touch of Time.

Mutability by William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

Best Viewed Large On Black - Pauatahanui Inlet at Sunrise, Wellington [?]

1 comment:

  1. What a lovely image of a beautiful place!
    You live in such a wonderful place Tom!