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30.6.09

The gladdest thing...


I love wild flowers..and especially cornflowers..this photo was take a few years ago ..on a happy afternoon in a cornfield...

I WILL be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.

I will look at cliffs and clouds
With quiet eyes,
Watch the wind bow down the grass,
And the grass rise.

And when lights begin to show
Up from the town,
I will mark which must be mine,
And then start down!

~Edna St. Vincent Millay, "Afternoon on a Hill"

4 comments:

Rosie said...

Beautiful cornflowers and happy memories of a lovely summer afternoon when you look at the photo:)

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Yes, indeed flowers, though delicate and brief, wipe away our sadness and grief-Anita

GrandmaK said...

You know Edna St. Vincent Millay is one of my favorite poets. The picture is delightful! Have a grand day! Cathy

Everly Pleasant said...

Have you seen "A Room With A View"? It has a lovely seen involving cornflowers.