10 March 2011

Art Photo of The Day: Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint-Michel à la tombeé de la nuitImage by tracX Another version of Mont Saint Michel via Flickr

From Denny:  What a tranquil meditative scene done in black and white photography! A wonderful photo to view as we end our work week and need to stress down.

Mont Saint Michel photo by Ben Heine @ flickr

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From the photographer: "The "Mont Saint Michel" (English: Saint Michael's Mount) is a rocky tidal island in Normandy, France. It's a huge monument with an abbey and a village. UNESCO has classed the Mont Saint-Michel as a world heritage in 1979 and this mecca of tourism welcomes more than three million visitors a year.

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And he gave a poem too:

Mont Saint Michel

A poem by Peter S. Quinn

There is a fairytale place
That reflects its dream
Through centuries of grace
In waves of ocean stream

Mont Saint Michel
With a garden of its light
So much of timeless spell
In search of wrong and right

This place Mont Saint Michel’s
In centuries of glows
And hundreds sounds of bells
In rising highs and lows

Where trust in God was true
Like mountains stood high
In its conviction onto
The heaven blue deep and sky

This place where life is creed
And the good shall survive
A tree to grow up not cede
But stay and prosper contrive

The fruit of blossom coming
Like spring comes in its truth
Full insignia blossoming
In eternal of our earth’s youth

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