Monday, October 19, 2009

The Poet's Evening Solitude

Photo taken 10/18/09 @ The Lagoon in San Mateo

The Poet's Evening Solitude
a tribute to Longfellow's "The Day Is Done"

Alabastrine eventide
Blanched in empirical thoughts
Provided by frozen memories
Thawed into liquid ideas, soluble.
They cascade freely and imbue
Creative brain waves along
Pale parchments of the
Virgin nerve endings
Of discovery.
A silent affair
Quiet thoughts


rainfield61 said...

It is in the evening, the day is done.

WillOaks Studio said...

Beautiful "fusion"-words and photos! Thanks so much for your remarks on my Haiku--it just sort of appeared, it was a surprise!

ALPICOLA said...

wow,,nice poem,,,
like it so much

thelyricalvoice said...

Absolutely wonderful... I love the imagery, and the photo!

Ann said...

Superb in every way

DK Miller said...

That is beautiful!

Cinnamon-Girl Reeni♥ said...


Poetic Shutterbug said...

rainfield, yes it was the perfect day. Thank you again.

WillOaks, I loved your Haiku. Fantastic job on that and the photos.

ALPICOLA, Thank you so much

Carla, Ah, thanks, it means so much.

Thanks for visiting Ann.

DK, Always a pleasure to have you visit. Thank you.

Cinnamon, Thanks my friend.

Angel said...

That poem is so lovely and tranquil. I loved the picture also:)

Ratty said...

An excellent description of a good evening. The great thing about a poem is that it describes so much in fewer words than anything else ever can.

ardith said...

a very relaxing view

C said...

"They cascade freely and imbue
Creative brain waves along
Pale parchments of the
Virgin nerve endings
Of discovery."

...I am reading this part over and over again. This startles and astounds me!!! What a startling, beautiful poem this is, Joanne!!!

Icy BC said...

Beautiful photo, and poem, Jo..

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Angel, thank you so much.

Ratty, exactly, that is what is so wonderful about poetry.

ardith, yes and thank you for visiting.

C, thank you very much, it was inspired by the best.

Icy, Thanks alot, I tried to fit the photo and the poem together.