To Get You In The Mood

Round about the cauldron go
In the poison'd entrails throw
Toad that under cold stone
Days and nights hast thirty one
Swelter'd venom sleeping got
Boil though first i charmed pot

Double, double, toil and trouble,
Fire burn and cauldron bubble. 

Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the cauldron boil and bake ;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blind worm sting ,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.

Double, double, toil and trouble, 
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.  

Three Witches from Macbeth 
William Shakespeare  


  1. PERFECT!!!! Love those bare trees. B

  2. I've always loved the Macbeth incantation! Perfect for this time of year. The tree pics are great too!

  3. Haven't heard this in a long, long time. Your choice of photography is perfect for the day...
    Hugs gurl.

  4. too funny. my post tomorrow has the double, double toil and trouble line...

  5. Shakespeare is great, and Macbeth is a favorite, but your pictures top them both!

  6. Boo!!!!!! Wonderful pictures to get in the mood with the saying....Blessings Francine.

  7. Great post in words and images! Love your music, these are the words:

    Lacrimosa dies illa
    Qua resurget ex favilla
    Judicandus homo reus.
    Huic ergo parce, Deus:
    Pie Jesu Domine,
    Dona eis requiem. Amen.

    (Full of tears shall be that day
    On which from ashes shall arise
    The guilty man to be judged;
    Therefore, O God, have mercy on him.
    Gentle Lord Jesus,
    grant them eternal rest. Amen.)

    Lacrimosa (Wikipedia)

  8. Trust VP to get there before I did... ;-)

    As for ahum... I'm sorry, I won't have all the ingredients for tomorrow... :-)

    The photos are wonderful. I love bare trees.

  9. thanks for publishing this in its entirety - perfect for the season. would love to know what a fenny snake is.

  10. ooooo EEEEE oooo... loved it!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

  11. Very nice -- music very fitting with the black and white trees and the feeling of Halloween! -- barbara

  12. I loved Macbeth...I should read it's been 40 some years since I read it in high school.

    going to the pumpkin patch is great fun! every year I get to ride on a train...for a mile or two :D

    enjoyed your post and music!

  13. Just in time too !

    Glad you turned around to meet Vernon - great story, and shots. And enjoyed your country C's.

  14. We must have seen this in similar ways, just on different sides of the planet:) Enjoy the autumn!

  15. Well, good try at . . . elevating? . . . this holiday. How come I don't get it?

  16. The black and white photos are brilliant


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