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Posts Tagged: waterways

Breeze of words

Breeze of words

"Sweet breeze of secret words,
which, penetrating through my ears to my heart
woke Love, who was sleeping there ..."

(Anonymous, Aura soave; English by J.G. Paton)
Brussel (B)

Sailing

Sailing

"Boats sail on the rivers,
And ships sail on the seas;
But clouds that sail across the sky
Are prettier far than these."

(Chr. Rossetti from Sing-song; a nursery rhyme book)
Neuville-sous-Huy (B)

Crossing in trouble

Crossing in trouble

“Ain’t talkin’, just walkin’
I’ll burn that bridge before you can cross
Heart burnin’, still yearnin’
They’ll be no mercy for you once you’ve lost.”

(Bob Dylan in Ain’t talkin’)
Lanaken (B)

The sleeping boat

The sleeping boat

"My soul is an enchanted boat,
Which, like a sleeping swan, doth float
Upon the silver waves of thy sweet singing ..."

(P.B. Shelley in Prometheus unbound)
Angleur (B)

Row me a boat

Row me a boat

“The water is wide an’ I can’t cross over
Neither have I wings to fly
Build me a boat that can carry two
And both shall row my love an’ I.”

(Bob Dylan in The water is wide)
Liège (B)