Here the immensity, the emptiness, feeds the spirit, and leaves it with no hunger for anything but more space, more light—as if one had suddenly glimpsed the largeness, the emptiness of one’s own soul, and come to terms with it, glorying at last in its open freedom. ~Terry Tempest Williams Forests are nice, mountains beautiful, […]
Ravens taught me to observe not only what is present but also what is absent. ~Ellen Meloy Our eyes are seduced by objects present, the colorful parrot, the ostentatious Ferrari, the obnoxiously drunken man, the obvious wart on the end of someone’s nose. We see the beautiful light reflected by flower while remaining ignorant of […]
Art, though, requires pride and disobedience. The pride of creation and the disobedience of disturbing the status quo. ~Seth Godin Art destroys. Art creates. Therefore, creation and destruction are the same.
She received the shafts of the sun as a personal, intimate gift. ~Anaïs Nin The sun, the magnificent sun warms the body as a lover hots the loins, as a beloved imbues the heart with life. The sun gifts us light allowing us to see all the beauty in the world, the beauty of the […]
She had a flower tattoo on her wrist; “What does that mean?” he asked her. “Absolutely nothing,” she said, “it’s just a flower.” ~C Joybell C It’s early morning in the city, the lull before the masses ascend from the dank subway, roll in on bicycles, or exit the buses for the work day. Jackhammers […]
A good fragrance is really a powerful cocktail of memories and emotion. ~Jeffrey Stepakoff You smell the ocean’s perfume before you see her but, by the time you set eyes upon her beauty, the aroma of her perfume has long since dissipated like the love between two partners that have long drifted into the indifference […]
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try. – Dr. Seuss The pressure builds until my hands, my body feels shaky. I lie in bed exhausted but am unable to enter the little death that replenishes because there are cymbals clashing. […]