“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Shhhh! Sleeping Angels!



A Service of Song
Some keep the Sabbath going to church
I keep it staying at home,
With a bobolink for a chorister,
And an orchard for a dome.

Some keep the Sabbath in surplice;
I just wear my wings,
And instead of tolling the bell for church,
Our little sexton sings.

God preaches, ---a noted clergyman,
And the sermon is never long;
So instead of getting to heaven at last,
I'm going all along! 

~~~Emily Dickinson






Early Morning
Angels in the early morning
May be seen the dews among,
Stooping, plucking, smiling, flying:
Do the buds to them belong?

Angels when the sun is hottest
May be seen the sands among,
Stooping, plucking, sighing, flying;
Parched the flowers they bear along.

~~~ Emily Dickinson

 

Hello Friends... I found this wee angel sleeping in my garden a few days ago. He must have been worn out from all his tasks, because he didn't even notice when I snapped his picture! The kitties also wanted to 'Thank You' for all your sweet comments last week.
 
I hope everyone has a blessed and magical week! ~ Diane


11 comments:

  1. Those litter angels certainly work hard. A little nap is a great way to re-energize.

    Have a wonderful Sunday, and a great week ahead!

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  2. You chose some wonderful Emily Dickinson poems for this post!

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  3. those dickinson poems were lovely alongside that sleeping angel. here from stacy's...

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  4. He's lovely Diane and looks perfect amongst your flowers. The poems are such a nice touch - they seem to have been written for him!

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  5. Diane, such a beautiful post! I love the little angel you found ;o) Hope everything is well ;o) Take Care ;o) Hugs ;o)

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  6. ~ Seems we are all thinking of Angels, Diane! LOVE the beautiful poem....Hugs and summer kisses ***** Maria x

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  7. One just has to love Emily Dickinson's poems and as for the angel - truly lovely. Bet his presence makes the garden even sweeter - you have a beautiful week too.

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  8. Diane,
    I love angels! Your little rock angel is sweet. They always make the garden so much more special.

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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  9. Such a sweet and soulful post..what a magical image..the sleeping angel is bewildering and full of dreaming mists..my heart is smitten!! Lovely poem..perfect!!
    Thanks for sharing such a super beautiful post!
    Victoria

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Thank you for leaving a comment! I do read them all and will try to respond if I'm able. Please know that all comments are appreciated, I love to hear your thoughts on my posts! ~ Diane