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The Undiscovered Country, Pages 44 & 45

Posted by
Gary Hart (California, United States) on 3 October 2009 in Plant & Nature.

Each day while I'm away I'll post images and poetry from my book, The Undiscovered Country. Enjoy!


I Know Not Why

I lift mine eyes against the sky,
The clouds are weeping, so am I;
I lift mine eyes again on high,
The sun is smiling, so am I.
Why do i smile? Why do i weep?
I do not know; it lies too deep.

I hear the winds of autumn sigh,
They break my heart, they make me cry;
I hear the birds of lovely spring,
My hopes revive, I help them sing.
Why do i sing? Why do i cry?
It lies so deep, i know not why.

—Morris Rosenfeld

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Thanks for visiting. Even if I don't respond, your comments are always read and appreciated.

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Beautiful pale yellow macro, and then the hint of the waterfall in the background. Superb!

3 Oct 2009 5:44am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Amaizing macro. Composition, light and detail area beautiful.

3 Oct 2009 9:01am

Barbara Kile from United States

Lovely composition combining macro and a beautiful scenic - and both are exquisite!

3 Oct 2009 1:07pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

So lovely. Outstanding composition. Not a shabby background either!

3 Oct 2009 1:13pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

GREAT everything

3 Oct 2009 1:18pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I'm so happy I have to book to view and read, over and over and over...

3 Oct 2009 1:37pm

@Judy: Thank you, Judy. I'm glad you're enjoying the book.

pernilla from Andonno, Italy

Love this composition with the hint of the waterfall in the background.

3 Oct 2009 9:06pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

interesting backdrop

4 Oct 2009 12:50am

Claudia from Illinois, United States

The framing/composition and muted tones are wonderful and what a gorgeous poem to accompany this gorgeous image!

4 Oct 2009 3:25am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

This one takes my breath away every time I see it...It is the first image that I saw of yours, and remains my favorite! It is just exquisite!
The poem you chose to go with it really describes my feelings when I see this. The feelings of nature filling my soul.

4 Oct 2009 11:02pm

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Beautiful composition

7 Oct 2009 4:59am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Splendid! The POV and framing are superb! Stunning detail

11 Oct 2009 11:03pm

Bob Towery from Granite Bay, United States

Okay, I am officially in awe of this image. This is TALENT!!!

11 Oct 2009 11:46pm