Fleeting Words & Images: Poetic Lomography

This is photography in motion. Some photographs just speak louder than words, even with words from masters of the language. Through photographs from the Lomography community, we elucidate some of the most poignant lines from the best poets and bards.

"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate. Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, and summer's lease hath all too short a date." - William Shakespeare, Sonnet 18

Credits: japsix, oneira1927, guanatos, jennson & evazhang

"The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown but longed for still. And his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom." - Maya Angelou, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Credits: guaguito, bravebird, svenevs, gionda, fotobes & adi_totp

"Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness! Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; conspiring with him how to load and bless, with fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run." - John Keats, Ode to Autumn

Credits: hodachrome, bravebird, emkei & suizidekid

"Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, old time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles to-day, to-morrow will be dying." - Robert Herrick, To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time

Credits: hodachrome, aprilrich427, andrejrusskovskij, walasiteodito & alexander_krolikowski

“I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.” - Pablo Neruda, Every Day You Play

Credits: qrro, chrius57, aclockworkmadness, webelove, blueskyandhardrock & adozzi

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