Future — Our future is before us

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Our future — Looking at San Francisco from Treasure Island in the Bay

Treasure Island Job Corps students ignore the Saturday rain and take selfies of San Francisco.

Today, I grabbed the camera and headed out to take some rainy day photos — the photo above was taken on Treasure Island.

April is poetry month.

There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground,
And swallows circling with their shimmering sound;

And frogs in the pools singing at night,
And wild-plum trees in tremulous white;

Robins will wear their feathery fire,
Whistling their whims on a low fence-wire;

And not one will know of the war, not one
Will care at last when it is done.

Not one would mind, neither bird nor tree,
If mankind perished utterly;

And Spring herself, when she woke at dawn
Would scarcely know that we were gone.
— There will come soft rains, Sara Teasdale (1920)

Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet. She was born Sara Trevor Teasdale in St. Louis, Missouri, and used the name Sara Teasdale Filsinger after her marriage in 1914. Wikipedia

Cheers, Carto

Click the link to read other interpretations of the theme: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Future.

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About carto

Retired software engineer who grew up in Montana, went to Montana State College in Bozeman, and moved to California to work at Stanford Research Institute (SRI). Carto's Library is about books I've read and liked; Carto's Logbook is about photography, travel and adventure. Mt. Maurice Times is tall tales mostly biographical.
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2 Responses to Future — Our future is before us

  1. Christina B says:

    Great photo and a beautiful poem.

  2. Pingback: Future: Places | What's (in) the picture?

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