Posts Tagged: agriculture

The gate to a pastoral idyll

The gate to a pastoral idyll

"The friendly cow all red and white,
I love with all my heart.
She gives me cream with all her might,
To eat with apple tart.

She wanders lowing here and there,
And yet she cannot stray,
All in the pleasant open air,
The pleasant light of day;

And blown by all the winds that pass
And wet with all the showers,
She walks among the meadow grass
And eats the meadow flowers."

(R.L. Stevenson in A child's garden of verses)
Eben-Emael (B)

A lonely field

A lonely field

"There are two trees in a lonely field;
They breathe a spell to me;
A dreary thought their dark boughs yield,
All waving solemnly."

(E. Brontë)
Eben-Emael (B)

It’s a long time waiting for a farmer

It's a long time waiting for a farmer
Liège-Vottem (B)

The snow train passes by

The snow train passes by

“As we rush, as we rush in the train
The trees and the houses go wheeling back,
But the starry heavens above the plain
Come flying on our track.”

(J. Thomson in In the train)
Voerstreek (B)

2 black hearts in the snow

2 hearts in the snow

“Du junges Grün, du frisches Gras!
Wie manches Herz durch dich genas,
Das von des Winters Schnee erkrankt,
O wie mein Herz nach dir verlangt!”

(J. Kerner in Frühlingskur)
Voerstreek (B)