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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Christmas picture with a poem...



( I put this picture together a few days ago)


And this is my favorite Haiku poem.



Rain falling on a tin roof

reminds me of the night

you walked barefoot across my soul...

author unknown

What poems do you like?

13 comments:

http://loveconquersall.typepad.com/my_weblog/ said...

Nita,

Thank you so much for your very sweet comment on my daughter's birthday wish. You are just too kind.

I love your decorations for your tree;-)) and the poem is pretty too!!
Many hugs to you,
xo Jeannene

Bobbie said...

As always I love your still life collage of things. You have such a talent for creating them. The poem is wonderful too.

Donna said...

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand who saith, "A whole I planned, youth shows but half; Trust God: See all, nor be afraid!"

I have always loved this verse from Robert Browning to Elizabeth.
It says so much! hugs Nita....

red tin heart said...

Jeannene: The antique ornaments in the jar I debated on using but decided not to because they are so fragile. Your welcome, I meant it. Have a great day. xoxo Nita

Bobbie: Thank you. I really love doing the still life collages. I would love putting together a book of them. You are such an encourager Bobbie, thanks again. xoxo nita

red tin heart said...

Donna: I love that too!! Have you ever heard Mary Chapin Carpenter's song about this poem? She starts out with that very line. There is something so romantic about growing old with someone. Each knowing the others faults and deepest secrets.
I kept an obituary the other day from an old man who had just died this week, it was so lovingly written by his family that it made me cry. He had a life so well lived. In lieu of cards they asked that people go play catch with a child.Because that is what this man would have done. He and his wife had been married for 55 years. xoxo nita

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Wow I love that Nita! The picture AND the poem :)

Hugs,
Dena

RedBessBonney said...

What a beautiful haiku! I'm partial to Shakespeare's sonnets. by the way, please visit my blog - I've tagged you for 5 random things about yourself! :)

susan

mon@rch said...

this is such a wonderful poem for sure! Thanks for sharing!

red tin heart said...

Dena: Thank you. Hugs to you too. xoxo Nita

Susan: Thanks, I like sonnets to. xoxo Nita

Mon@rch: I have always loved this poem, probably more than any other. ~Nita~

PixieDust said...

One of my favorite poems (if not THE favorite) is The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe... my dad introduced me to him when I was in fourth grade, I memorized this poem immediately, and quoted it often...

:-)

Love the picture, it should be a Christmas greeting card.

(((HUGS)))!

red tin heart said...

Pixie: I love Edgar Allen Poe. And the Raven is one of my favorites. I also love The story, The Tell Tell Heart. I love most of his stories. When I was a kid I watched Vincent Price all the time in Edgar's stories. Do you remember him? And thank you for what you said about the piture I took. xoxo Nita

Our Red House said...

Beautiful haiku.

I love haikus for their simplicity and clarity.

Kate

red tin heart said...

Kate: Thank you. I love them too. xoxo Nita

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