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Poetry Of The Earth

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by Viktoria Vidali on December 31, 2014

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The poetry of the earth is ceasing never;
On a lone winter evening when the frost
Has wrought a silence, from the stove there shrills
The Cricket’s song, in warmth increasing ever.
~ John Keats

Happy New Year, one and all!

[Image by MartinStr, Creative Commons]

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Because

by Viktoria Vidali on June 25, 2014

in Great Things To Share

Time lapse sequences of photographs taken with a special low-light 4K-camera by the crew of expedition 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, 2011. All credit goes to them.

Soundtrack: a cappella and original versions of Because by The Beatles.

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Exploring Earth`s Climate Engine

by Viktoria Vidali on August 19, 2012

in Great Things To Share,Videos

Coronal Mass Ejection and Ocean/Wind Circulation, written and directed by Thomas Lucas in cooperation with NASA/Goddard.

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Spontaneous Generation

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by Viktoria Vidali on January 6, 2012

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The life we have on earth must have spontaneously generated itself. It must, therefore, be possible for life to be generated spontaneously elsewhere in the universe. ~ Stephen Hawking

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Living Poetry

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by Viktoria Vidali on May 20, 2011

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The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history, stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book, to be studied by geologists and antiquaries chiefly, but living poetry like the leaves of a tree. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Earth Laughs

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by Viktoria Vidali on June 4, 2010

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Earth laughs in flowers. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Wonderful World

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by Viktoria Vidali on February 22, 2010

in General,Poetry,Weekly Image

Great, wide, beautiful, wonderful World,
With the wonderful water round you curled,
And the wonderful grass upon your breast ~
World, you are beautifully drest.

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The Healing Power Of Dirt

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by Viktoria Vidali on February 22, 2010

in General,Weekly Post

When my neighbor ~ who on this occasion was preparing a vegetable bed with the help of her one-year-old daughter, contentedly cooing, and already elbow deep in dirt ~ told me about the connection between working in the garden and improved mood, she was substantiating what ancient cultures have known for centuries: that being close to the Earth benefits one’s state of mind.
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The Sun Never Says

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by Viktoria Vidali on December 15, 2009

in General,Poetry

Even
After
All this time
The sun never says to the earth,
“You owe
Me.”
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