Halloween

Wishing everyone a Happy Halloween...

Greeting my site Halloween

"The harvest moon hangs round and high
It dodges clouds high in the sky,
The stars wink down their love and mirth
The Autumn season is giving birth.
Oh, it must be October
The leaves of red bright gold and brown,
To Mother Earth come tumbling down,
The breezy nights the ghostly sights,
The eerie spooky far off sounds
Are signs that it's October.
The pumpkins yellow,. big and round
Are carried by costumed clumsy clowns
It's Halloween - let's celebrate."
-   Pearl N. Sorrels, It Must be October 

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 The Hollow Man

by T.S. Eliot

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We are the hollow men
We are the stuffed men
Leaning together
Headpiece filled with straw. Alas!
Our dried voices, when
We whisper together
Are quiet and meaningless
As wind in dry grass
Or rats' feet over broken glass
In our dry cellar
Shape without form, shade without colour,
Paralysed force, gesture without motion;
Those who have crossed
With direct eyes, to death's other Kingdom
Remember us -- if at all -- not as lost
Violent souls, but only
As the hollow men
The stuffed men.

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Eyes I dare not meet in dreams
In death's dream kingdom
These do not appear:
There, the eyes are
Sunlight on a broken column
There, is a tree swinging
And voices are
In the wind's singing
More distant and more solemn
Than a fading star.
Let me be no nearer
In death's dream kingdom
Let me also wear
Such deliberate disguises
Rat's coat, crowskin, crossed staves
In a field
Behaving as the wind behaves
No nearer --
Not that final meeting
In the twilight kingdom

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III
This is the dead land
This is cactus land
Here the stone images
Are raised, here they receive
The supplication of a dead man's hand
Under the twinkle of a fading star.
Is it like this
In death's other kingdom
Waking alone
At the hour when we are
Trembling with tenderness
Lips that would kiss
Form prayers to broken stone.

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The eyes are not here
There are no eyes here
In this valley of dying stars
In this hollow valley
This broken jaw of our lost kingdoms
In this last of meeting places
We grope together
And avoid speech
Gathered on this beach of the tumid river
Sightless, unless
The eyes reappear
As the perpetual star
Multifoliate rose
Of death's twilight kingdom
The hope only
Of empty men.

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V
Here we go round the prickly pear
Prickly pear prickly pear
Here we go round the prickly pear
At five o'clock in the morning.
Between the idea
And the reality
Between the motion
And the act
Falls the Shadow
For Thine is the Kingdom
Between the conception
And the creation
Between the emotion
And the response
Falls the Shadow
Life is very long
Between the desire
And the spasm
Between the potency
And the existence
Between the essence
And the descent
Falls the Shadow
For Thine is the Kingdom
For Thine is
Life is
For Thine is the
This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.

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That was a little gloom and doom from me
to you....
Because in life not everything is green and lush.....
Flowers and Sunshine
Happiness and Love
There is a balance to everything...

So remember everything and everyone
doesn’t always have a
Good Morning…   Good Afternoon…   Good Night…
But I wish you one.

Photos
by
Here I Am/Carrie

9 comments:

Here I Am/Carrie said...

Some of you may remember this Post from Windows Live Spaces October 27th 2008. I will be reposting many from there. Had a very productive day and got all my windows outside cleaned and got carried away and vacumn all the cobwebs from the outside of the log house as well. I think my head is now full of all the cobwebs. Have a scary Halloween. Hugs Carrie

john bord said...

All Saints Day
All Hallowed

Treat er trick

Beth said...

Awesome sound effects and perfect poems and photos to illustrate. I really enjoyed this.

Light-In-A-Box said...

Happy Halloween Carrie, great pictures! Scary post!!! :-)
Michael

Dianne ... Walking In His Grace said...

Scary Post, I think Jesse just ran under the bed and covered his eyes. Ha! Just kidding but he wasn't too sure of the screeching cat. He may never chase a cat again, Ha! He is a good dog, he only chases them out of our yard, and tells them to go home and use their litter box, not our back yard. :)
Happy Halloween Carrie
Great Post as Always.
Hope all is well.
Hugs from the East
Dianne :)

RedWillow said...

Happy Halloween Carrie. I love Love your photos. Amaizng lighting. You capture some of the best light. I have to laugh at your music or Halloween music.
It snowed here but warming up.
I hope all is going well and your soon planning your trip south.
Im not sure where were going. Im hoping Hawaii this year .
Hugs

RedWillow said...

Hi Carrie.. I always love each post you take the time to put all your time into. I love your view. Thank you so much for your calming kind words.. Yes Im afraid this winter may be hard on me and I do feel your spirt more than you know I appricate you and your words always.. Always.
Much Love
Lisa

mystafied said...

Such beautiful photos Carrie!
My favourite is the silhouette of the tree
against the sunrise or sunset.
It is absolutely stunning!

Carrie... wishing you a fantastic weekend,
and a very scary and Happy Halloween!

Garry xox

Hope said...

great halloween captures.. hope your day is a good one