Adieu to Today

Spectator am I, a witness to view

The evening ritual – knitting of dew;

Painting of destinies, darkening dreams,

Death of the daylight, refraction of beams

Which bow to reflect the Creator’s delight;

Adieu to Today – I bid you good night.

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14 comments on “Adieu to Today

  1. Beautiful photo. Where was this taken?

  2. Just have to say the first thought that came to mind there was Sound of Music!

    • melodylowes says:

      That is SO funny – I was mentally reciting ‘Adieu to you and you and you!’ and trying not to let it creep into my writing as I composed! Great minds…. 🙂

  3. Janene says:

    What a beautiful photo — and even more beautiful poem. Lovely, Melody. Absolutely lovely!

  4. Hi Melody, I’m loving this photo where was it taken?

  5. Caddo Veil says:

    This one is lovely and reverent–can’t find the exact words, so must be that it speaks for itself!! God bless you, Melody–love, Caddo

  6. snowbirdpress says:

    This world of dew… a line by Issa….

  7. Photographs by Peter Knight says:

    Lovely picture and poem – Saskatchewan looks like a nice place to be in the evening! 🙂

    • melodylowes says:

      ‘Land of the Living Skies’ is our motto – harvest sunsets are remarkable because of all the grain dust in the air – somehow the colours are extra magnificent. Harvest is just around the corner, so there should be lots of these to come!

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