February 16, 2007

Lingering Beauty

I do not know which to prefer,

the beauty of inflections

or the beauty of innuendos,

the blackbird whistling

or just after.

from Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Wallace Stevens

Photo by Brian McGeough


Trev Diesel said...

Wallace Stevens!

He's one of my very favorite poets. Thanks for sharing this - reading it now, it has become very Zen-like.

Loving Annie said...

Happy Friday morning, Meredith !

I just enjoyed reading it, and seeing the picture !

Glad you decided to keep blogging, Meredith !
I so enjoy it when you post - you always have something that warms my heart and makes me think peacefully.

Kuan Gung said...


Mac said...

Such moving words and the picture is great too.