Sunday, March 21, 2010

In Time


In Time...

Paul Barwick

Only a man harrowing clods
In a slow silent walk
With an old horse that stumbles and nods
Half asleep as they stalk

Alexander Mann

Only a thin smoke without flame
From the heaps of couch grass
Yet this will go onward the same
Though dynasties pass

Yonder a maid and her wight
Come whispering by
Wars annals will cloud into night
Ere their story die


In Time of the Breaking of Nations
Thomas Hardy



  1. What a lovely post Delwyn. Just my kind of thing.

  2. Hi Martin

    I added this poem to my collection of poetry when I was in my early twenties...many many moons ago, although it was only yesterday...and I still love it...

    happy days

  3. delwyn i feel right at home here! thomas hardy! beautiful paintings. steven

  4. Hi Steven,
    another new day for you...early bird that you are...
    I am contemplating taking myself off to bed...with my Lisa See Book about little Peony.

    Are you enjoying the mid semester break? Our schools have a two week break for Easter.

    Happy days

  5. I love the serene photos and gentle words this Sunday morning, Delwyn. I also loved the book... Peony in Love, Lisa See is a favorite author.

  6. Good morning Wanda

    I'm glad you liked a touch of Thomas Hardy...and his truths...

    I am enjoying Peony in Love. On my holiday I read the Shanghai Sisters and was very disappointed. While the background was interesting the story lacked her usual detail and failed to draw me in.

    Happy days Wanda

  7. Good morning Rosaria,
    I read a lot of Thomas Hardy when I was young and could cope with the bleakness of his writing...this poem is different...

    Happy days

  8. This is like a home for me,wow,thank you for the beautiful visuals as for the wonderful Thomas Hardy, love it!

  9. Love Thomas Hardy and the pictures are beautiful--where did you find them?

    I also like the new pictures and poems on your side bar.

    Have a good week!

    Tracy :)

  10. Hi Aleks

    I left you a message on your other blog...I seem to have become confused with the two of them...Its nice to see you Alex

    Happy days

  11. Hi tracy

    I googled the pictures to match the top two verses and had the third in a collection.

    Thanks for noticing the changes. I have added a couple of new images but all the poems were there...It just appears different with the new crisp format. The side bar seems bigger than before, and also on the right now. Its funny how we see things differently when repositioned.

    Happy days

  12. Dear Delwyn I left an answer to your comment,I do have 3 blogs these days,at the side of blogs you can find links to them.Thank you for your time.

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