the light beckons
while the shadows sing –
life in silhouette
Linked to Carpe Diem #689: Melancholy.
Chevrefeuille gives us the following definitions to work with:
1. a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged; depression.
2. sober thoughtfulness; pensiveness.
He also shared a beautiful photo from his childhood, and this haiku:
long time ago
when I was just a child no worries –
But – I can’t hear the word “melancholy” without thinking of Albrecht Durer: