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The Sound of the Sea, By : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Imagine the sounds of the sea Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

“The sea awoke at midnight from its sleep”
Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

An Image and Poem to sleep too , Sunday into Monday Morning …….

The Sound of the Sea

By : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The sea awoke at midnight from its sleep,
And round the pebbly beaches far and wide
I heard the first wave of the rising tide
Rush onward with uninterrupted sweep;

A voice out of the silence of the deep,
A sound mysteriously multiplied
As of a cataract from the mountain’s side,
Or roar of winds upon a wooded steep.

So comes to us at times, from the unknown
And inaccessible solitudes of being,
The rushing of the sea-tides of the soul;

And inspirations, that we deem our own,
Are some divine foreshadowing and foreseeing
Of things beyond our reason or control.

4 responses

  1. Now that’s a poem…I love these old classics…they’re brilliant! Perfect image to go with it πŸ™‚

    March 2, 2015 at 12:44 am

    • Hello Norma πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Thank you , very pleased you enjoyed the posted, a very good Mornday Morning . have a great week πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      March 2, 2015 at 9:50 am

  2. Iconic photograph Nigel!

    March 3, 2015 at 4:11 pm

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