Sunday, August 7, 2011

ghost horses sweep silently

through the valley of green morning

24 comments:

Arija said...

" mein Sohn, es ist ein Nebelschweif" the first thought that came into my head . . .

cieldequimper said...

If I didn't know better, I would think this was in Scotland.

Birdman said...

You paint with words today.

Kate said...

I tried to translate or define Nebelschweif but several sources came up with nothing. Do you know what it means? All I got was, "My sone, it is a Nebelschweif.

Now to your photo, it has a ghostly feeling to it or if one were in a different mode, a romantic feeling.

Kate said...

Aha! This must be it: Nebelstreif {m} [geh.]
wisp of fog

Tanya said...

what a magical scene!

Jacob said...

It's a mystery,
this scene you paint,
With graveled road
abreast a watery grave,
where mist arises
to flow so slow
to where the earth began.

brattcat said...

nice poem, jacob. thank you. i think arija's comment refers to a poem in which there is a line roughly translated as "my son, there is a trail of fog." beautiful (and sad) reference, arija. ceil, i suspect there are a number of places in vermont that resemble scotland. thanks, birdman. if only i could paint with words the way your lovely e. paints with colors. thanks, kate, for your kind words and you get a check plus for effort. thanks, tanya. it's always great to hear from you.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Your words and photos are carefully selected and beautifully paired. While others need a paragraph, your frugal application satisfies (better than a small square of fine dark chocolate)

Bises,
Genie

Cezar and Léia said...

An eerie title going along with the beautiful image and matching perfectly!
God bless you!
Cezar

Don't unplug your hub said...

I think early morning is a lovely time. Wish I could get myself out of bed.

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

This does look like a trail of dust left by galloping ghost riders in the sky.

Butch said...

Absolutely great shot. These are hard to come by. Really impressive. Lucky you and us for you showing it.

FOLKWAYS NOTEBOOK said...

I detect natures power in your photo -- barbara'

Malyss said...

Could you be the Arwen of some Aragorn to be able to make appear such horses?..

Sharon said...

A beautiful mist filled scene that has inspired poetry and poetic thoughts. Wonderful.

VP said...

A magic place and a mysterious atmosphere...

Jack said...

I wouldn't have seen this as ghost horses. Another reminder that I was not cut out to be a poet.

Virginia said...

Magique ma chère amie. J'adore.
V

Bob Crowe said...

Morning or evening? There is a sense of calm. Soon the sky will fill with a deeper color.

Cloudia said...

AH! Vermont!


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JM said...

A magical scene indeed. Just beautiful!

Amin said...

Beautiful photo!

Sharon Creech said...

Whoah! You have certainly waxed poetic while I was away - such a beautiful painterly image and beautiful lines to match, as always. I can see those ghost horses galloping . . .