Here is felt the charm that pleases


orange and purple tulips, Istanbul Tulip Festival, İstanbul, Pentax K10d

orange and purple tulips, Istanbul Tulip Festival, İstanbul, Pentax K10d

The beautiful night

Now I leave this cottage lowly,

Where my love hath made her home,
And with silent footstep slowly

Through the darksome forest roam,
Luna breaks through oaks and bushes,

Zephyr hastes her steps to meet,
And the waving birch-tree blushes,

Scattering round her incense sweet.

Grateful are the cooling breezes

Of this beauteous summer night,
Here is felt the charm that pleases,

And that gives the soul delight.
Boundless is my joy; yet, Heaven,

Willingly I’d leave to thee
Thousand such nights, were one given

By my maiden loved to me!

Goethe

2 responses to “Here is felt the charm that pleases

  1. These are all stunning but I particularly like the orange and deep purple combination because that is what I have growing in my garden.

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