F Simple and Serene Living: snowy dreams 09 10
Sunday, December 30, 2012

snowy dreams


As I stepped outside late yesterday afternoon, after a long day of cleaning and organizing I saw this snowy wonder and was reminded of one of my favorite poems.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
by
Robert Frost
                     


Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.

My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.

He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound's the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

The silence of a snow filled world and thoughts of my journey ahead were filling my head. I felt that both the world and myself were at peace in that moment.



 

13 comments:

  1. Peace, that's a great place to be. The snow is so lovely in your part of the world. Happy New Year.
    Ann

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  2. I woke up thinking about snow and how quiet and peaceful it always is when it first covers the ground. I hope you have a wonderful day and Happy New Year!

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  3. So pretty. I love snow (if I'm not driving, that is!).

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  4. What a beautiful moment, I hope that you get to keep that feeling in your heart for those less then perfect days.

    Great shot.

    Jen

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  5. Beautiful image and I absolutely LOVE Robert Frost- xo Diana

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  6. Beautiful in both choices of photograph and poetry today, Laura. You ushered in just the right tone for reflections on the year past and the new one coming soon. Happy New Year to you and yours.

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  7. One of my favorite poems as well. Hope you have a happy, healthy New Year, Laura!

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  8. One of my favorite poems as well. Hope you have a happy, healthy New Year, Laura!

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  9. What a beautiful, beautiful post, Laura! Happy New Year!

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  10. Snow is so peaceful and serene.
    Lovely sight.

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  11. Your snow was certainly prettier than what we got. It was just a splotchie mess here, but your picture and poem is beautiful. Wishing you a Happy Happy, Healthy, Fabulous New Year!! Hugs

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  12. Beautiful image an great quote from Robert Frost. I want to wish you a very Happy and Healthy New year. It has been a pleasure getting to know you and your blog.

    Cynthia

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