Friday, July 9, 2010

Shelley's Death

Nothing of him that doth fade / But doth suffer a sea-change / Into something rich and strange.

Ariel's Song from The Tempest

17 comments:

  1. The funeral of Percy Bysshe Shelley has been the subject of several paintings and was inscribed in the annals of history with Edward Trelawny’s description of his reaching into the pyre to pluck out Percy Bysshe Shelley’s heart before the flames could consume it.

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  2. Hi Prospero, That flower sure does look like something rich and strange. Fantastic image and quote!

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  3. After reading your comment I can really see the heart in the flames. What a great picture!

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  4. 向著星球長驅直進的人,反比踟躕在峽路上的人,更容易達到目的。............................................................

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  5. Nice & unique bloom. Have another fruitful weekend Prospero!

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  6. Another Fibbonaci example ...

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  7. Excellent shot, your comment was interesting, I never knew of it.

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  8. The dark flames of the flower show the heart in the middle. I am not familiar with the story of Shelley's funeral. But it does seem to be perfect for this photo.

    I would love to see this beautiful and intriguing heart linked to Guest Heart Thursday. The linky is open until Sunday (hint, hint!)!

    clytie-randomhearts.blogspot.com

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  9. there was fire on the Bridge, yet only here the heart of flames was born - the Bridge and the Garden become one!

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  10. Great imagination Prospero. What a tragic end for a superb Poet.

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  11. I don't understand it except it is pretty, dead or alive.

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  12. As you know, a heart means something special to me. In a way, this post put that in a certain perspective. A fine post.

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  13. stunning flower with a beautiful light

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  14. I don't know this flower. The edge is good. And the color, did you make this color? I like this deep pink.

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  15. How beautiful. How utterly beautiful. I can hardly put what I'm feeling, as I look at this, into words.

    This fills my eyes.

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