Colour stands abroad

willows & regents park ponds at the end of FebruaryA LIGHT exists in spring
Not present on the year
At any other period.
When March is scarcely here

A color stands abroad
On solitary hills
That silence cannot overtake,
But human nature feels.

pond_reedbeds_regents_parkIt waits upon the lawn;
It shows the furthest tree
Upon the furthest slope we know;
It almost speaks to me.

Then, as horizons step,
Or noons report away,
Without the formula of sound,
It passes, and we stay:

A quality of loss
Affecting our content,
As trade had suddenly encroached
Upon a sacrament.
Emily Dickinson Part Two: Nature.spring_dusk_regents_park

All this week I’m painting blog posts a different colour [#coloursabroad] and putting a Blogger in the Limelight: 

see some dazzling photos from Neil with a  Centrepiece – Flowers to Brighten Winter’s End

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