Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Cloud Fire

More than a thousand words! Last evening's towering clouds in Connecticut were magnificent, alive with shifting orange light and an occasional tinsel-flash of horizontal lightning.

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The quote was found in The Harper Book of Quotations, Robert I. Fitzhenry, Ed., HarperPerennial, 1993. Click on image to enlarge.

4 comments:

Annie said...

I love this quote.

Christine said...

It's a good one! Thanks for visiting.

Deborah Batterman said...

And let's not forget the illuminated books of Blake.

Christine said...

Hello, Deborah! Absolutely. Perfect parallel.