Monday, April 27, 2009

Delightful Daffodils


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This garden is located between Embarcadero Center and Hyatt Regency SF.

I'm glad I bring my camera all the time (already grafted to my hand sengihnampakgigi). It's rewarding to capture flowers such as these delightful daffodils.



Daffodils
by William Wordsworth

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.

The waves beside them danced, but they
Out-did the sparkling leaves in glee;
A poet could not be but gay,
In such a jocund company!
I gazed—and gazed—but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

10 comments:

  1. beautiful pics, beautiful poem,beauty everywhere. hope all is well out your way, jc

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  2. Thanks Jack! You always make me smile. :) Have a great day too!

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  3. I have always loved the way a daffodil looks! Your close-ups look like double sunshine! Wonderful! :)

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  4. pretty yellow daffodils!
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  5. I love these. Daffodils are on my top favorite flowers list. Great photos. Thanks for visiting me:)

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  6. :D I like the yellow flowers. I carry my camera in my purse all the time too. I have a little one I carry. My good one stays home but the little one does ok.

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  7. I'm glad you bring your camera everywhere too! These are gorgeous.

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  8. Beautiful photos of the beautiful flowers!

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  9. Daffies are my favorite flower! You made some lovely shots. Nice choice for the poem, too.

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  10. ooh, thanks for posting the poem! It took me back to a lovely week one March spent in a cottage in England's Lake District, across the lake from Wordsworth's own house. And the daffodils were in bloom!

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