to see the world in a grain of sand

By: cat

Jul 07 2008

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Category: Israel, Poetry, ישראל

2 Comments

Aperture:f/4
Focal Length:22.763mm
ISO:3
Shutter:1/80 sec
Camera:Canon PowerShot A710 IS

 


And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.

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2 comments on “to see the world in a grain of sand”

  1. I like your images as well as your poetry choices – this one by Blake I love. As for Transparant Things it is one of my favorite Nabokovs (am I wrong in assuming that it comes from Nabokov?

  2. Daina, thanks a lot! You’re absolutely right in thinking that the title comes from Nabokov – a favourite of mine – and it also comes from a poem by Mandelstam called “The Swallow” (or Lastochka in Russian) – but unfortunately I can’t find a good translation of it.


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