MUSINGS

This page is purely self indulgent! 
It's some of my favourite quotes and little bits from books I've read and loved over the years.  I love words, stories, descriptions.....!! Comments as usual are always welcome...

Minnaloushe creeps through the grass from the moonlit place to place. 

The sacred moon overhead has taken a new phase

(W.B. Yeats)

 

Is the moon tired?  She looks so pale within her misty veil

(C. Rossetti)

 

Slowly, silently, now the moon walks the night in her silver shon

(W.D.L.Mare)

 

A cat as black as blackest coal/is out upon his midnight stroll

(anon)

 

The road was a ribbon of midnight over the purple moor, And the Highwayman came riding

(A. Noyes)

 

Oh dear old moon, who for years and years from thy throne above,

hast nurtured and guarded young lovers and love

(P.L. Dunbar)

 

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody

(M.Twain)

 

And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon

(E. Lear)

 

Beyond the lake the waning moon has slowed, and stands there like a window wide open

(A. Akhmatova)

 

A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near

(anon)

 

Kind old ladies assure us that cats are often the best judge of character

(V. Woolfe)

 

She turned, and saw a great white moon looking at her over the hill

(D.H Lawrence)


I’ll tell you how the sun rose a ribbon at a time

(E. Dickinson)


The moon is full, autumn nights grow longer,

In the north forests, startled crows cry out

(W.Y. Wu)


Earth laughs in flowers

(R.W. Emerson)


Oh Goddess, in my deeds, in my words,

in my wishes, in my reason

(Part of a Celtic tradition)


Pale Goddess of the witching hour

(M.D Robinson)


You are a child of the universe, no less than the moon and the stars,

You have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you,

No doubt the universe is unfolding as it should

(M. Ehrmann)


But there's a full moon risin'  Lets go dancin' in the light.

(N. Young)


Can I just have one more moondance with you, my love.

(V. Morrison)



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