15 November 2010

He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven

Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half-light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
- 'He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven', WB Yeats
Ireland as viewed from the International Space Station, taken by ISS Commander Douglas H. Wheelock and posted via twitpic last night.

Just beautiful.

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2 Comments:

At 2:16 pm, Blogger Niall Murphy said...

A sadly broken link, for me...

 
At 2:41 pm, Blogger Unkie Dave said...

thanks for letting me know.

Firefox and Camino seemed to redirect the pic from Twitpic fine, but Chrome did not for some reason. I've uploaded a local version that should sort it all out - I figure that should still be fine copyright wise cause I've still given full attribution to the photographer and linked to the original hosting site.

 

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