“…waking woods…”

_There's music in the waking woods.There's glory in the air._

Quote by John Clare (1793-1864).

Photo of wild Bleeding Heart taken April 10, 2016 on woods along the Fort-To-Fort Trail in Langley, B.C.

According to Wikipedia, “John Clare was an English poet, the son of a farm labourer, who came to be known for his celebratory representations of the English countryside and his lamentation for its disruption.” Clare was influenced by William Shakespeare, George Gordon Byron, and Robert Burns.

Quoted from Onwards and Upwards, edited by Julian Ross.

 

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