PESO: layers of blue

Bob Pdml pdmlbw at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 12:36:10 EDT 2019


The play was on TV here in 1979, I was only 22! I had another browse through A Shropshire Lad in a bookshop today. I like that elegiac Edwardian type of poetry.

B

> On 20 Oct 2019, at 13:54, ann sanfedele <annsan at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> 
> Bob, I hope you read more Houseman after that.. :-)  seems you came to him late.
> 
> ann
> 
>> On 10/20/2019 2:47 AM, Bob Pdml wrote:
>> I first heard the phrase when I watched Dennis Potter's play of that name on TV. My introduction to both Potter and Housman.
>> 
>> https://www.theguardian.com/culture/tvandradioblog/2008/jun/05/tvblogbypeterbradshaw
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On 20 Oct 2019, at 02:47, Subash Jeyan <pdml.live at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> thanks Bob, appreciated. 'blue remembered hills", i have to use that
>>> phrase somewhere :) seriously, the poem intrigued me with its air of
>>> melancholy, i had to look up ae housman. an interesting life...
>>> 
>>> thanks to all those who looked and commented....
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:33:47 +0100
>>> Bob Pdml <pdmlbw at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Very nice indeed.
>>>> 
>>>> As A E Housman wrote,
>>>> 
>>>> "Into my heart an air that kills
>>>> From yon far country blows:
>>>> What are those blue remembered hills,
>>>> What spires, what farms are those?
>>>> 
>>>> That is the land of lost content,
>>>> I see it shining plain,
>>>> The happy highways where I went
>>>> And cannot come again"
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On 19 Oct 2019, at 04:01, Subash Jeyan <pdml.live at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> https://web.500px.com/photo/1004698223/layers-of-blue-by-Subash-Jeyan/
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