Thursday, August 19, 2010

Emily Dickinson on Ladies with Parasols

The parasol is the umbrella's daughter,
And associates with a fan
While her father abuts the tempest
And abridges the rain.

The former assists a siren
In her serene display;
But her father is borne and honored,
And borrowed to this day.

Emily Dickinson

John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925). Simplon Pass The Green Parasol
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