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Darkly bright
09-DEC-2012

Darkly bright

When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see,
For all the day they view things unrespected;
But when I sleep, in dreams they look on thee,
And darkly bright, are bright in dark directed.
Then thou, whose shadow shadows doth make bright,
How would thy shadow's form form happy show
To the clear day with thy much clearer light,
When to unseeing eyes thy shade shines so!
How would, I say, mine eyes be blessed made
By looking on thee in the living day,
When in dead night thy fair imperfect shade
Through heavy sleep on sightless eyes doth stay!
All days are nights to see till I see thee,
And nights bright days when dreams do show thee me.


Sonnet XLIII by William Shakespeare

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
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joseantonio10-Dec-2012 21:22
Beautiful POV and lovely poem...V
Stephanie10-Dec-2012 14:43
Love your pov and capture of light JJ! :)
Martin Lamoon10-Dec-2012 06:09
Fantastic sky line. A great photograph. v
janescottcumming10-Dec-2012 00:24
A really cool composition!
tinkerb09-Dec-2012 23:19
An unusual composition that works really well - good work I prefer yours to Will's!!
Sheila09-Dec-2012 22:03
Perfect blue sky. Those trees seem to be survivors.
marie-jose wolff09-Dec-2012 21:28
beautiful trees silhouettes against the blue sky! V
Brian Samuel09-Dec-2012 20:34
Anna you've gone to the darkside :0)
J. Scott Coile09-Dec-2012 19:52
A downhill I would hate to stumble upon in the dark...
Mildred Alpern09-Dec-2012 19:48
Most romantic to go with the stunning romance of this image...trees on an incline sweeping every forward and up
Zak09-Dec-2012 19:33
those trees are close to the edge!
Kevin Chester09-Dec-2012 19:20
Split to perfection
Bill Miller09-Dec-2012 19:05
Lovely feminine curves on that landscape :)
Colin Storey09-Dec-2012 19:03
Great how they hug the hill, wonderful scene and poem.
Chris Morton09-Dec-2012 18:08
obviously a queue to get up to the top of the hill; rather nice against the blue sky
globalgadabout09-Dec-2012 17:47
dramatic slope fringed by trees...well married to Will's stuttering verse...V
SRW09-Dec-2012 17:37
Love the 'S' curve leading you across the picture... -- and nowt wrong with a bit of Bill, either...!