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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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A Bed Of Mosses

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by Viktoria Vidali on February 22, 2013

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And when thou art weary, I’ll find thee a bed of mosses and flowers to pillow thy head. ~ John Keats

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Poetry Of Life

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by Viktoria Vidali on November 30, 2012

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Nothing will sustain you more potently than the power to recognize in your humdrum routine, as perhaps it may be thought, the true poetry of life. ~ Sir William Osler (1849-1919), Canadian Physician

[Image: Sunset, Pismo Beach CA.]

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This Present Moment

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by Viktoria Vidali on March 23, 2012

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This present moment:
That lives on,
To become

Long ago

~ Gary Snyder

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What Is So Rare

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by Viktoria Vidali on June 6, 2011

in General,Monthly Image Post

And what is so rare as a day in June?
Then, if ever, come perfect days;
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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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The Temple Bell

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by Viktoria Vidali on March 14, 2011

in General,Poetry,Weekly Image

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A Strange Feather

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by Viktoria Vidali on March 7, 2011

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All
The craziness,
All the empty plots,
all the ghosts and fears,
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Wabi-Sabi

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by Viktoria Vidali on January 3, 2011

in General,Weekly Post

An apprentice gardener ~ after having raked every leaf, weeded every bed, trimmed every expiring flower, and set every stone aright ~ went to his master for approval.

Sensei, he said, bowing low, It is ready.

His master slowly scanned the garden expanse, then walked quietly over to a reaching Japanese maple. With both hands he grasped the trunk and shook it gently. Yellow, red, and brown leaves cascaded onto the verdant carpet.
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For Aldo

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by Viktoria Vidali on January 3, 2011

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
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