A Dream Within A Dream

Take this kiss upon the brow! 
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream. 
I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep - while I weep!
O God, can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God, can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?
-Edgar Allen Poe

Happy Halloween!

P.S. Get your Halloween posts ready! Tomorrow we will be having an awesome link up party on my blog! Link up any of your halloween themed posts or write a new one! Share a ghost story, your favorite costumes from halloween's past, an awesome party you went to, or just an october/ halloween themed outfit post! 

But really, I am in the mood for some ghost stories, so be sure to share one!
Post will be up at 6am MT


Mareen [eeny] said...

i love edgar allen poe. i started reading all his tales and poems a while ago.

...and i love your pictures.

Lisa Pappalardo said...

I say it every time I see them-THOSE shoes!!

xo Lisa | Making Life's Lemons

Hallie Oceanside said...

gorgeous pictures! As always, of course!

Lina Dinh said...

I love how your blog has a vintage-esque feel to it. Very creative hun. Would you like to follow each other on gfc & bloglovin?


Emmett Katherine said...

I love the pictures in this post -especially the one of the chandelier!

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