“The Rainbow Never Tells Me” (97) by Emily Dickinson) The rainbow never tells me That gust and storm are by, Yet is she more convincing Than Philosophy. My flowers turn from Forums— Yet eloquent declare What Cato couldn’t prove me Except the birds were here! The signs of nature (rainbow, flowers, and birds) can reveal… Read More “The Rainbow Never Tells Me”🌈
The Rainbow (by Christina Rossetti) Boats sail on the rivers, And ships sail on the seas; But clouds that sail across the sky Are prettier than these. There are bridges on the rivers, As pretty as you please; But the bow that bridges heaven, And overtops the trees, And builds a road from earth to… Read More The Rainbow (a poem)🌈
“She’s a Rainbow” is the best known and most significant song on the album “Their Satanic Majesties Request”, which the Rolling Stones released in December 1967, at the height of the psychedelic rock era. Composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, it presented many innovative sounds: the mellotron played by Brian Jones, the vibrant… Read More 🎶“She’s a Rainbow”🎶 (2. Commentary)
She comes in colors ev’rywhere She combs her hair She’s like a rainbow Coming, colors in the air Oh, everywhere She comes in colors She comes in colors ev’rywhere She combs her hair She’s like a rainbow Coming, colors in the air Oh, everywhere She comes in colors Have you seen her dressed in blue?… Read More 🎶“She’s a Rainbow”🎶 (1. Lyrics & translation)
The theme expressed in Stephen Still’s “Love the One You’re With” had already been treated in previous songs. For instance, in the 1947 Broadway musical “Finian’s Rainbow”, there were these words: “When I can’t be with the girl I love, I love the girl I’m with.” “Finian’s Rainbow” is a play dealing with leprechauns and… Read More “Love the One You’re With” & “Finian’s Rainbow”🌈
The Story of The Rainbow (Indian Legend) “Once upon a time the colors of the world started to quarrel: all claimed that they were the best, the most important, the most useful, the favorite. Green said: “Clearly I am the most important. I am the sign of life and of hope. I was chosen for… Read More The Story of the Rainbow
Rainbows (Double Rainbow – Edinburgh Castle) Rainbows (optical phenomena occurring when white light is refracted into its spectrum of colours) are the subject of many stories, In Ireland, a common legend asserts that a “pot of gold” is to be found at the end of a rainbow, for the person lucky enough to find it.… Read More Rainbows
Over the Rainbow Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high There’s a land that I heard of, once in a lullaby Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true Someday I’ll wish upon a star And wake up where the clouds are far behind… Read More From despair and solitude to hope.