Friday, September 16, 2011

Morning Mist

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn
Stand shadowless like silence, listening
To silence, for no lonely bird would sing
Into his hollow ear from woods forlorn,
Nor lowly hedge nor solitary thorn;—
Shaking his languid locks all dewy bright
With tangled gossamer that fell by night,
Pearling his coronet of golden corn.

~Thomas Hood : Autumn (1798-1845)


Mama-Bug said...

This definitely looks like a misty fall morning! Love it.

Sharon said...

Cool picture! Sounds like Mr. Hood lived in Tennessee!

Terry said...

You find the most appropriate poems!

Sandra said...

a beautiful fall morning, we only see mist in January/Feb here, and not often.

Country Gal said...

A wonderful photo . I like the mist over our valley looks beautiful and mystical ! Have a wonderful day !

Trish said...

I love misty mornings!

Star said...

That looks so chilly and finished somehow. Lovely poem too.

Denise said...

Isn't that beautiful, I love the morning mist and I loved this poem. Have a great weekend Jo.

Gerry Snape said...

A lovely photo and a really super poem Jo. Thankyou.

Clipped Wings said...

Beautiful. Thank goodness here birds are always to be found year around.

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Great shot. It almost makes you feel the damp chill.

Darryl and Ruth :)

Tweedles -- that's me said...

So beautiful