BY EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
To what purpose, April, do you return again?
Beauty is not enough.
You can no longer quiet me with the redness
Of little leaves opening stickily.
I know what I know.
The sun is hot on my neck as I observe
The spikes of the crocus.
The smell of the earth is good.
It is apparent that there is no death.
But what does that signify?
Not only under ground are the brains of men
Eaten by maggots.
Life in itself
An empty cup, a flight of uncarpeted stairs.
It is not enough that yearly, down this hill,
Comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers.
Spring is coming, even though it’s still cold in Michigan. This marks the end of the first half of my daily project, begun October 1. I’ve missed more than I’ve shot, but at least it’s made me think about my camera more. With signs of Spring beginning to show, perhaps the second half can be more productive than the first!
I’ve got a great group of women to encourage me to drag my camera out and oh, actually photograph things. They look for me when I slack off, and cheer when I participate. It’s truly lovely to be part of a mini community like we have. We started in October, and plan on a year of shooting. I’m far more hit and miss than I’d like, but I’m shooting, and I’m trying to learn to take better photos. Follow the circle to Andria next!
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