Sunday, January 10, 2010

The Curse




The Lady of Shalott slowly drifted by after the lure of Lancelot grew too great.  Camelot gleamed at dusk before she sang her last song.



The poem The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson inspired this woefully inadequate micro-synopsis of a lush and beautiful poem.



Visit Susan at Stony River for more brief stories inspired by this picture.

15 comments:

Ishtar said...

And I wasn't able to upload the picture today! Sniff, sniff... Hoping for better West African Internet Connection when I get back from Kano!

Warm greetings from Zinder,
Esther

Larry said...

First one I read that didn't lean towards a monster or such. mines up and posted just follow the link below.


Darkest Bridge

SouthLakesMom said...

I love the Anne of Green Gables adventure with the Lady...I can just see her floating (er, sinking) under this bridge!

Barbara H. said...

I love that poem, and this photo fits it perfectly.

Sylvia K said...

I love it! This is a fun meme, isn't it? Good to see you here! Have a great week1

Sylvia

Peggy said...

Loved the literary ref. This is really really good!

Carol said...

I like this one alot...goes with the picture ...

√ Abraham Lincoln said...

The view through the tunnel is captivating.

The Skald said...

Great reference to a fantastic poem - it fits the location :D Tennyson is one of my favorites - I have too many favorites, but he is one of 'em! Nicely done :D

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Fantastic poem, Loran, and I like your photo.... The view through the tunnel is awesome. Thanks!
Hugs,
Betsy

Susan at Stony River said...

OMG! One of my favourite poems ever (I can recite the whole thing) and it never occurred to me this picture fits so well!

You made my day! Hmmm, no wonder I love this bridge and park so well? LOL

Kay said...

This is lovely and takes the photo to another slant.

Kristine said...

Cool. Another different angle to see the image. Funny name though- The Lady of Shalott. The lady of onions. lol. gotta check on this poem.

Gaelyn said...

Sigh......

hope said...

I'm glad you took a step away from Trolls and went in another direction. :) Yes, I'm guilty of a troll moment.

This was perfect...nice job!