Monday, July 12, 2010

Among The Trees

The linden, in the fervors of July
Hums with a louder concert.
When the wind Sweeps the broad forest in its summer prime,
As when some master-hand exulting sweeps
The keys of some great organ, ye give forth
The music of the woodland depths, a hymn Of gladness and of thanks."

~ William Cullen Bryant, Among the Trees


Deanna said...

Absolutely gorgeous picture...Mercy sakes this is gorgeous.

God bless and may you have a sweet week,

Betsy Banks Adams said...

Beautiful picture and poem, Jo.... I sit on my deck and just look up at all of the huge shade trees in our back yard... They are just so magnificent.

Have a good week... Rain is coming!!! Yeah!

DJan said...

What a stunning picture! Did you take it? I can't get over its perfection. It seems you are enjoying the summer.

MadSnapper said...

I want to wander through those sun beams, awesome photo

Carol Murdock said...

So beautiful, as always!!

Patsy said...

love the picture, we got lots of rain and the flowers are happy.

Barbara Anne said...

What a lovely inviting picture and wonderful poem to accompany it so perfectly. Ta also for the reminder to be glad and thankful.


Kay said...

Now that looks like a trail I would love to hike.

Maura @ Kisiwa Creek Photography said...

Hello Jo, I hope you had a nice weekend enjoying your garden. What a beautiful photo..makes me want to start walking just to enjoy the peacefulness of the forest. I miss forests. Enjoy your day...Maura :)

Shayla said...

Wouldn't it be just lovely to walk down that path on a nice warm summers day.

Sharon Rose said...

Jo, my soul always finds rest at your front porch. From the sweet and restful music to the poetry and absolutely wonderful pictures where the very hand of God has just swept by.

Thank you, thank you and thank you.

DeniseinVA said...

Hi Jo, lovely poem to go with that enchanting picture. It would be lovely to walk that path.
An English Girl Rambles

Susan Freeman said...

Thank you for the lovely poem and beautiful pic!!

Susan and Bentley

Robynn's Ravings said...

Puts head-in-hand, gazes longingly, and issues a healing "sigh."

L. D. said...

Both are beautiful.