Saturday, August 22, 2009

A New York Summer Night

'Twas noontide of summer,
And mid-time of night;
And stars, in their orbits,
Shone pale, thro' the light
Of the brighter, cold moon,
'Mid planets her slaves,
Herself in the Heavens,
Her beam on the waves.I gazed awhile
On her cold smile;
Too cold- too cold for me-
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There pass'd, as a shroud,
A fleecy cloud
And I turned away to thee....
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Proud Evening Star,
In thy glory afar,
And dearer thy beam shall be;
For joy to my heart
Is the proud part
Thou bearest in Heaven at night,
And more I admire
Thy distant fire,
Than that colder, lowly light.
"Evening Star" by Edgar Allan Poe
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10 comments:

Puss-in-Boots said...

Your photos and Poe's poem...what a wonderful match, Angelo. I love hot summer nights! Can't wait for them here.

The Nomadic Pinoy said...

A dramatic shot! I could almost see Batman zipping by. Were you at a building or a bridge when you took these shots?

Angelo said...

Puss-in-Boots: Hi Robyn, thanks. I'd say by our standards, you're already have some great summer weather!

The Nomadic Pinoy: Thanks Nomad, the shots with the water were taken from the East River promenade, the rest from my friend's patio.

dodong flores said...

Nice evening photography there, Angelo :)

Angelo said...

dodong flores: Thanks Dodong :)

AJ said...

im glad to pass by your planet from nomadic pinoys'..txs for sharing this beautiful poem from the great S' EAP..it reminded me of someone..

and those shot, did you take those?..wow, i enjoyed it as well.more of this.

rgds, 'BRB.

Angelo said...

AJ: Glad you came by too AJ, and yes I took the shots. Thanks man.

chico said...

wow, great pics ang linaw! at may character at drama.

parang biglang naging peaceful ang dating sa akin ng new york, parang ang tahimik nito sa gabi lalo na sa ilalim ng buwan, ;-)

ace said...

kuya angelo, these are beautiful dramatic pics of the lovely moon! poetic, too.

Angelo said...

chico: Thanks man.

ace: Thanks Ace, long time no see!