Friday, July 31, 2009

Taps


Day is done,
gone the sun,
From the hills,
from the lake,
From the skies.
All is well,
safely rest,
God is nigh.

Go to sleep,
peaceful sleep,
May the soldier
or sailor,
God keep.
On the land
or the deep,
Safe in sleep.

Love, good night,
Must thou go,
When the day,
And the night
Need thee so?
All is well.
Speedeth all
To their rest.

~~~

18 comments:

  1. I remembered that glimpse at the sunset as soon as I saw this photo...I can remember that exaact moment when this was taken. It still takes my breath away.

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  2. WOW .. that is fabulous, I think I stopped shooting by then cause I dont have one like that .. jealous .. I am jealous

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  3. Gorgeous photograph! Just perfect.

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  4. Perfect photograph to frame the poem...or vice versa, both suit the other wonderfully.

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  5. Taps and sunsets....

    Please pass the tissues

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  6. Amen!

    Beautiful photo

    Happy SWF!

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  7. Gorgeous shot and beautiful words! Thanks!

    Have a lovely weekend!
    Sylvia

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  8. That's a beauty of a sunset.

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  9. 'Must thou go, when the day and the night need thee so?' What a beautiful line.

    To go with a beautiful sunset taken by a beautiful lady. Happy weekend, Annie!

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  10. Beautiful! I've never heard any but the first verse. I love hearing taps except at funerals.

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  11. Is this the same sky as Daryl's? The smoothness of the water looks the same.

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