Who Has Seen the Wind?

Who Has Seen the Wind?Who Has Seen the Wind?
BY [url=http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/christina-rossetti]CHRISTINA ROSSETTI[/url]
Who has seen the wind?
Neither I nor you:
But when the leaves hang trembling,
The wind is passing through.

Who has seen the wind?
Neither you nor I:
But when the trees bow down their heads,
The wind is passing by.

Source: [i]The Golden Book of Poetry[/i] (1947) 

Stuck for a blip today until I recalled this verse. We have no trees to photograph to illustrate the passing of the wind – but the anemometer on the garage roof can serve that function. It took me several exposures to get the timing right in order to capture the right degree of blur – and all in the teeth of an icy Force 6. (Yes, it’s quiet a calm day today by comparison.) The things I will do for a blip!

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October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

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