Tuesday, November 08, 2005

The Arrow and the Song

I shot an arrow into the air
It fell to earth, I knew not where
For so swiftly it flew, the sight
Could not follow it in its flight.


I breathed a song into the air
It fell to earth, I know not where
For who has sight so keen and strong
That it can follow the flight of song?


Long, long afterward, in an oak
I found the arrow, still unbroke
And the song, from beginning to end
I found again in the heart of a friend.

-----Longfellow

6 comments:

anthony said...

The poem is so beautiful.

Surprising top know, we are both aqaurians and.. and we were both tagged by Soumyadip. Does that make us Blog Buddies ;-) ( i was going to write cousins but thought it would leave my ptions closed ;-)

nice blog anyways

aquamarine said...

haha! Yup blog buddies is more like it...my Aquarian pal.

:)
AquaM

Rita said...

That's a wonderful poem :)

aquamarine said...

yeah. One of my favs...
Tx RIta

:)AquaM

Accidental Fame Junkie said...

Nice poem! Welcome to poetry, AquaM-san!

aquamarine said...

hey AFJ, I used to collect poems once upon a time...and I abs love poetry to this day.

AquaM