December 13, 2009

Sunday Quote

So feast your eyes now
On mimic star and moon-cold bauble:
Worlds may wither unseen,
But the Christmas Tree is a tree of fable,
A phoenix in evergreen,
And the world cannot change or chill what its mysteries mean
To your hearts and eyes now.

- C.Day Lewis, The Christmas Tree.


alison said...

Good ol' Cecil. I wonder what he'd think of Nine!

wholly jeanne said...

somehow i've missed this little jewel . . . until now. thank you!