Orion

Living Dream: when I was young ~ Stephen Bauman

Living Dream: when I was young ~ Stephen Bauman

Winter Stars

I went out at night alone;

The young blood flowing beyond the sea

Seemed to have drenched my spirit’s wings–

I bore my sorrow heavily.

But when I lifted up my head

From shadows shaken on the snow,

I saw Orion in the east

Burn steadily as long ago.

From windows in my father’s house,

Dreaming my dreams on winter nights,

I watched Orion as a girl

Above another city’s lights.

Years go, dreams go, and youth goes too,

The world’s heart breaks beneath its wars,

All things are changed, save in the east

The faithful beauty of the stars.

~Sara Teasdale from “Flame and Shadow” (1920)

Orion and the Milky Way (Thank you Charles Burchfield) David Rhoads

Orion and the Milky Way (Thank you Charles Burchfield) David Rhoads

In this solstice time, wishing you nights of star filled wonder…

Vox Anima, SDM

Daydreamer ~ Stephen Bauman

Daydreamer ~ Stephen Bauman

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