Posts Tagged: courtyards

Der alleinige Baum


“Mit deinen Augen, welche müde kaum

von der verbrauchten Schwelle sich befrein,
hebst du ganz langsam einen schwarzen Baum
und stellst ihn vor den Himmel: schlank, allein.
Und hast die Welt gemacht.”

(R.M. Rilke in Eingang)
Herstal (B)

The tranquility of the desert


“This is the land which ye
Shall divide by lot. And neither division nor unity
Matters. This is the land. We have our inheritance.”

(T.S. Eliot in Ash-Wednesday 1930)
Sint-Pieters-Leeuw (B)

Some things of beauty and firewood


“A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness …”

(J. Keats in Endymion no. 1)
Ombret (B)

Memories of the industry standing in the snow


Liège (B)

Stopping prohibition and a water tower

“There will be quiet open spaces,
and shady towers sweet with bells,
and quiet folks with quiet faces,
walking among these miracles.”

(H. Wolfe in The dream-city)
Chênée (B)

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