William Butler Yeats ~ S. M. Hart

Virginia at Eighteen When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love falseContinue reading “William Butler Yeats ~ S. M. Hart”

T. S. Eliot ~ S. M. Hart

Whaler’s Cove, Point Lobos 2021 I grow old…I grow old… I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled. Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach? I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach. I have heard the mermaids singing each to each. I do notContinue reading “T. S. Eliot ~ S. M. Hart”

Christina Rossetti ~ S. M. Hart

Headland Cove, Point Lobos. 2021 For there is no friend like a sister In calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, To fetch one if one goes astray, To lift one if one totters down, To strengthen whilst one stands. Goblin Market 1862

William Blake ~ Claude Monet

Water Garden at Giverney 1904 (Reproduction) The Lilly of the valley breathing in the humble grass Answer’d the lovely maid and said: “I am a watry weed, So weak, the gilded butterfly scarce perches on my head; Yet I am visited from heaven, and he that smiles on all Walks in the valley and eachContinue reading “William Blake ~ Claude Monet”