Photo prompt round-up: Dusk #writephoto

dusk round-up 🙂

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo


Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting:
The Soul that rises with us, our life’s Star,
Hath had elsewhere its setting,
And cometh from afar:
Not in entire forgetfulness,
And not in utter nakedness,
But trailing clouds of glory do we come
From God, who is our home

(Extract from William Wordsworth – Intimations of Immortality)


Long ago, when the world and I were much younger than we are today, my grandfather sent me these lines in a letter that still exists, tucked away in one of my diaries. These few lines seemed to encapsulate all my beliefs, though Wordsworth’s vision of divinity may have been rather different from my own. This picture always makes me think of those ‘trailing clouds’.

Some who have responded to the prompt have seen a darker hue in the image, and Wordsworth’s poem captures that too:

The clouds that…

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