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Sunday, 29 July 2012

It was long ago....

hello dear friends,
happy sunday..
i am hummimg this poem from the morning and it is my another fav one..
sweet words from my happy heart for you all..
IT WAS LONG AGO:-
I’ll tell you, shall I, something I remember?
Something that still means a great deal to me.
It was long ago.
A dusty road in summer I remember,
A mountain, and an old house, and a tree
That stood, you know,
Behind the house. An old woman I remember
In a red shawl with a grey cat on her knee
Humming under a tree.
She seemed the oldest thing I can remember,
But then perhaps I was not more than three.
It was long ago.
I dragged on the dusty road, and I remember
How the old woman looked over the fence at me
And seemed to know
How it felt to be three, and called out, I remember
“Do you like bilberries and cream for tea?”
I went under the tree
And while she hummed, and the cat purred, I remember
How she filled a saucer with berries and cream for me
So long ago.
Such berries and such cream as I remember
I never had seen before, and never see
Today, you know.
And that is almost all I can remember
I never had seen before, and never see
Today, you know.
And the taste of the berries, the feel of the sun I remember,
And the smell of everything that used to be
So long ago,
Till the heat on the road outside again I remember,
And how the long dusty road seemed to have for me
No end, you know.
That is the farthest thing I can remember.
it won’t mean much to you. It does to me.
Then I grew up, you see.
                                                        ELEANOR FARJEON
wishing you all sweet smiles :)
cucki
  x

17 comments:

gracie said...

Beautiful words......

Shirlee said...

Very sweet poem : )

Annie said...

Hi cuckie

A lovely story, thank you for sharing.

eszter said...

I'm sorry, my minimal-English is not enough for this poem. But your photos are beautiful♥
Hugs
Eszter

Julie said...

So lovely

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

I really enjoyed that poem. Thanks for sharing!

Valma said...

what a wonderful picture this poem is....
A sweet ballad with you sweetie
thanks for sharing
xxxxx

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Peggy Lee said...

Very nice poem. Thanks for sharing. I could almost taste the berries and feel the sun as I read it!

Kaisievic said...

Lovely, I read a lot of Eleanor Farjeon when I was a child.

Michelle said...

Lovely words Cucki x

Trace4J said...

Beautiful poem Laloooo
Hugs,
Trace


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♥ Nia said...

lovely =)
hugs&smiles to you sweet Cucki

Solstitches said...

A lovely poem and a lovely picture of you.
Margaret

Lilian said...

Such a lovely Poem. I love poetry and have written lots,
Love the pictures of you.
Love
lilian

Catherine said...

Loved this!!

MysteryKnitter said...

Awwww! Sweet poem!