Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Wednesday Words

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How sadly beats the heavy Autumn rain;

How mournful drives the wind among the trees;

Along the shore the weary sailor sees

The waves roll in that send him out again;

The birds are restless in the scattered leaves,

The clouds move wildly on in massey fold,

And all the outer world, or earth, or air,

But yesterday, so warm, so fair,

Is changed, and in a night, to drear and cold.

Now goes the gold autumn far away;

Now nearer comes the winter to my door.

by: Streams In The Desert


Muddy Boot Dreams said...

"Nearer comes the winter to my door" Sigh....beautiful.


Darla said...

What dramatic photos...I posted the won't be long now before you receive home grown grapefruit from Florida!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful post Patsy.

Beautiful pear tree lane said...

Hi Patsy,
This is so true, I have noticed my beautiful fall leaves falling and I too know that winter is coming, Thank you for sharing, I just loved both pictures.
thank you for coming by and for leaving me a sweet comment, I am so happy to put your name in the hat for my giveaway.

Far Side of Fifty said...

Lovely photos..especially the mountains!
I know winter will be upon us soon.. I do dread it. I am not a good winter person. :)

Shelley said...

Beautiful poem and a lovely photo to gaze at!