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To a green thought in a green shade.

  • Posted April 20, 2009 by Soulcurry Viewed 531 times

Or so go some lines by Andrew Marvell (Grateful to anyone who complete the poem).

Who doesn't love a dandelion??

Posted in particular for the benefit of 2010 Shimla Pissup Attendees: the tiny Army Heritage Museum in Annadale.

Some sort of cactus.

Posted in particular for Megs: Anglocana.
(This decoration was found on top of a garbage bin near Oakover last afternoon).

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    • # Soulcurry

      Hey, Revenant! What's the apology for? The newbies learn at the feet of masters. (Said with a smile and genuine humility). Thanks for the link, what a wonderful poem it is.

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    • # Stefan Fletcher

      Now that's what I call green (sorry for the turquoise remark before).
      These are beautiful.
      The whole poem is 72 lines long. Your quote comes after line 48. It continues as follows:

      Here at the fountain's sliding foot,
      Or at some fruit tree's mossy root,
      Casting the body's vest aside,
      My soul into the boughs does glide;
      There like a bird it sits and sings,
      Then whets, and combs its silver wings;
      And, till prepar'd for longer flight,
      Waves in its plumes the various light.

      The poem can be read in full [url=http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poem/1380.html]here[/url].

      2009.04.20 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Elldee

      Arg! I hate dandelions! I seem to spend most of my weekends getting rid of them from my garden!

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