by Antonio Gil July. 31, 2013 4659 views

By Stephen Vincent Benet

(For D. M. C.)

The little man with the vague beard and guise
Pulled at the wicket. “Come inside!” he said,
“I'll show you all we've got now – it was size
You wanted? – oh, dry colors! Well” – he led
To a dim alley lined with musty bins,
And pulled one fiercely. Violent and bold
A sudden tempest of mad, shrieking sins
Scarlet screamed out above the battered gold
Of tins and picture-frames. I held my breath.
He tugged another hard – and sapphire skies
Spread in vast quietude, serene as death,
O'er waves like crackled turquoise – and my eyes
Burnt with the blinding brilliance of calm sea!
“We're selling that lot there out cheap!” said he.


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Nanci A Mattos Nanci 7 years, 5 months ago

Meu Deus que lugar incrível encheu meus olhos!!!

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Christa 7 years, 5 months ago

A pequenez do homen ilustrado numas imagens de sonho. Fico com a 3 pela beleza e cores das rochas, da água e até do pássaro. Parabens também para o piloto do barco.

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Shaghayegh Yassemi 7 years, 5 months ago

really nice. love the photos. how we are powerful and yet powerless in front of the world :)

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Nynke 7 years, 6 months ago

Oh, wow!!! In the face of Nature, we can only feel small.... Gorgeous shots!

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Maz 7 years, 6 months ago

Amazing colour, very well framed. Love these!!!

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G B 7 years, 6 months ago

I so totally agree! in fact, they might be the most interesting! Wonderful set!

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Teo Montana 7 years, 6 months ago

Wow! Encredible place to see,thanks for sharing!

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Josy 7 years, 6 months ago

Faire semblant de disparaître dans un moment et un lieu magique pour s'anéantir dans l'imagination et le rêve devenus réalité... ? Mais peut-être est-ce la réalité qui n'est qu'une illusion.
Superbes images Antonio !

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Evalizette Hansson Nordstrã¶M 7 years, 6 months ago

Ohh I wanna go in there to! Those are great mountains and cleavages ( Not sure what they are called haha)

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Sara G 7 years, 6 months ago

Love these! Looks like another world..favs.

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Giancarlo Fosci 7 years, 6 months ago

Very beautiful set,thanks for share !

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Stefan Fletcher 7 years, 6 months ago

What gorgeous colours in the rocks and water. I would have loved to be on that boat.

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