A poetic tribute to Silver

An almost jewellery related poem for this weeks Thoughtful Thursday, if anyone knows of jewellery related poems or poetry please leave a link/comment below.

SILVER

Slowly, silently, now the moon

Walks the night in her silver shoon;

This way, and that, she peers, and sees

Silver fruit upon silver trees;

One by one the casements catch

Her beams beneath the silvery thatch;

Couched in his kennel, like a log,

With paws of silver sleeps the dog;

From their shadowy cote the white breasts peep

Of doves in a silver-feathered sleep;

A harvest mouse goes scampering by,

With silver claws, and a silver eye;

And moveless fish in the water gleam,

By silver reeds in a silver stream.

Walter De La Mare, 1873 – 1956

Silver Moon on Otago Harbour, Dunedin, NZ

 

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About Seba Silver

In June 2011 my wife and I opened a small store on the beautiful Dalmatian Island of Korcula. Our store (Seba Dizajn) showcases stunning filigree jewellery, all work is made on site offering you the fascinating chance to see filigree jewellery being made. Visit us at www.sebasilver.com to see and purchase some of our filigree jewellery. The Seba family have been working, and creating beautiful pieces of filigree jewellery for over 500 years.
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One Response to A poetic tribute to Silver

  1. Helz-Design says:

    i love the silverness of the moon 🙂

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