Thursday, March 16, 2006

Why Do I Love You, Sir?



"Why do I love" You, Sir?
Because—The Wind does not require the Grass
To answer—Wherefore when He pass
She cannot keep Her place.

Because He knows—and
Do not You—
And We know not—
Enough for Us
The Wisdom it be so—

The Lightning—never asked an Eye
Wherefore it shut—when He was by—
Because He knows it cannot speak—
And reasons not contained—
—Of Talk—
There be—preferred by Daintier Folk—

The Sunrise—Sire—compelleth Me—
Because He's Sunrise—and I see—
Therefore—Then—
I love Thee—

~© Emily Dickinson~

6 comments:

Southern Boy said...

GM TD!

Gorgeous pic!

That poem sounds kinda Yoda-ish.

Southern Day Have You

MALO

Me I kill.

SmileyTD said...

Good morning, SB!

Yeah, the poem is quite Yoda-ish (but I still like it). LOL Somehow, I just knew you'd have a comment about that. LMAO

Me You kill, too. ;) hahaha

Hope you have a goodern!! :)

SmileyTD said...

By the way, I forgot to say thank you for the compliments on my pic. *blushes* I think I've already posted that one once before, but it's a personal fave. LOL Took it when we were at the beach (of course). We were on our way back from dinner in Southport, as we were crossing back over the Intercoastal Waterway to Oak Island. I was riding in the back seat of my Dad's truck and took that pic through the teeny little side glass (which is tinted). If it hadn't been for the tinting on the glass, I don't think the sunball would have shown as nicely. I'm glad you like it. :)

Bo®nbadd said...

well ~~Im not gona lie ~~I was lost in that one cuss I dun speak the thous and he hathisis~(im not shakespearian =))~~)~=| But as the other Gent said ~~Great Picture ~~And so ya know ~~I totaly ripped it offy ~!! =)

Bo®nbadd said...

wait~~~hold the phone ~~shes in love right ? =/

SmileyTD said...

Yep, she's in love. :P See, you weren't totally lost after all!! LOL

To be brutally honest, I had to read this poem three times in order to "get it"....but when I DID "get it", I really liked the message that it holds. Basically, what she's saying there is that she doesn't have to have a reason for loving him...she just...DOES. :) Now, as to why she couldn't put it down in normal English....that's beyond me. LOL

Thank you for the compliment on my pic. You are more than welcome to "rip offy" my photos anytime ya' like. It's nice to know that you like it well enough to save it. FYI, I have the full resolution one if you should want it for any reason. It's my current wallpaper, as a matter of fact. :P

Hope all is well out there and that you're keeping a smile on your face. :)