Sunday, 20 February 2011

I would give you my bed...

Sunday night poetry.

Here's a crisp, stirring little poem which makes my insides flicker. I dedicate it to all those aloof, yet charming characters. I hope you like it, enjoy your Sunday night.

If You Came - Ruth Pitter

If you came to my secret glade,
Weary with heat,
I would set you down in the shade
I would wash your feet

If you came in the winter sad,
Wanting for bread,
I would give you the last that I had,
I would give you my bed.

But the place is hidden apart,
Like a nest by a brook,
And I will not show you my heart,
By a word, by a look.

This place is hidden apart
Like the nest of a bird:
And I will not show you my heart
By a look, by a word.

(images found via tumblr, click them to find out exactly where.)


  1. Beautiful poem. You have a gift of choosing photos that go with the words brilliantly. Well done x

  2. Hi!!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving your lovely comment. I really appreciate!

    Love your blog!! Especially this lovely poem!!

    hope to hear from you soon,
    jos xx

  3. beautiful poem :) the photos are very fitting :)

    Love, Vanilla

  4. Fantastic blog!!! ;) what do you think about following each other?;D kisses from Poland <3 <3

  5. Beautiful shadows in that first picture! Lovely :)

  6. I most definitely agree with the first comment; you choose pictures that match perfectly to your words!

    hope you've had a lovely Sunday as well!

  7. beautiful poetry :) love the pictures too. let me know if you want to follow each other :)

  8. I just love your blog. Beautiful poem and photos. I absolutely love them. Wonderful job.


  9. the poem is lovely!
    your photo's and blog are just great,

  10. Lovely poem and photos! What a wonderful post.

  11. Nice poem, nice photos and nice blog!
    It´s a great discover.
    Thanks for your comment on mine,
    See you soon!!!

  12. Such a beautiful poem, and I love the mood of those pictures.

  13. Love these! Beautiful photos! Thanks for your sweet comments! Now following :)


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