It is the Harvest Moon!



It is the Harvest Moon!, originally uploaded by dmzajac2004-.

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Copyright © 2011 Deborah M. Zajac. All Rights Reserved.

It is the Harvest Moon! On gilded vanes
And roofs of villages, on woodland crests
And their aerial neighborhoods of nests
Deserted, on the curtained window-panes
Of rooms where children sleep, on country lanes
And harvest-fields, its mystic splendor rests!
Gone are the birds that were our summer guests,
With the last sheaves return the laboring wains!
All things are symbols: the external shows
Of Nature have their image in the mind,
As flowers and fruits and falling of the leaves;
The song-birds leave us at the summer’s close,
Only the empty nests are left behind,
And pipings of the quail among the sheaves.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Can you believe Summer is nearly over!

Nikon D700| Nikkor 17-35@ 35mm| f20| 45 seconds| ISO 1000| Manual Mode| Tripod| Cable Release Timer

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