The enchanting letter this week is E
E is for Enchantment
If we can keep the wonder and enchantment of childhood with us all our long life through, what a wonderful antidote to cynicism it is! Wordsworth's concept of 'trailing clouds of glory' is pure enchantment.....
It is the dim haze of mystery that lends Enchantment to the pursuit. Antoine Rivario
...and life's Enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim
the Enchanted kingdoms of childhood
........and the Enchantment of Gardens
the Enchanted Garden
the Enchantment of Music
'music's pure algebra of Enchantment' Conrad Potter Aiken
The Lady of Shallot
and the Enchantment of story and myth and poetry
A Song of Enchantment
A song of Enchantment I sang me there,
in a green-green wood, by waters fair,
Just as the words came up to me
I sang it under the wild wood tree.
Widdershins turned I, singing it low,
Watching the wild birds come and go'
No cloud in the deep dark blue to be seen
Under the thick-thatched branches green.
Twilight came; silence came;
The plant of Evening's silver flame;
By darkening paths I wandered through
Thickets trembling with drops of dew.
But the music is lost and the words are gone
Of the song I sang as I sat along,
Ages and Ages have fallen on me -
On the wood and the pool and the elder tree.
Walter de la Mare
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