Kisses of Colour

October 20, 2015

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“I know someone who kisses the way

a flower opens, but more rapidly.

Flowers are sweet.  They have

short, beatific lives.  They offer

much pleasure. There is

nothing in the world that can be said against them.

Sad, isn’t it, that all they can kiss

is the air.

Yes, yes!  We are the lucky ones.”  –Mary Oliver

Flower Seeds

October 15, 2015

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“I love you, I do –
you have my word.

You have all my words.”
― Lang Leav

Autumn Begins

September 24, 2015

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“At no other time (than autumn) does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is in no way inferior to the smell of the sea, bitter where it borders on taste, and more honeysweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, darkness, something of the grave almost.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke


September 8, 2015

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“Love felt and returned, love which our bodies exact and our hearts have transfigured, love which is the most real thing that we shall ever meet and she must stifle it.”
— E.M. Forster

Rowan’s Peach Tree

September 7, 2015

september2015-rowan'stree-03 (1 of 1)There was something better in life than this rub­bish, if only he could get to it—love—big spaces where passion clasped peace, spaces no science could reach, but they existed for ever, full of woods some of them, and arched with majestic sky and a friend. . .”
— E.M. Forster

Blood Red Pine

September 1, 2015

august2015-siberia-89 (1 of 1)“Separation

Your absence has gone through me
Like thread through a needle.
Everything I do is stitched with its color.”
― W.S. Merwin

Forest Coral

September 1, 2015

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“Another secret of the universe: Sometimes pain was like a storm that came out of nowhere. The clearest summer could end in a downpour. Could end in lightning and thunder.”
― Benjamin Alire Sáenz


May 28, 2015

may2015-iceland-14 (1 of 1)“Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.”
― Ray Bradbury

The Colours Of Spring

May 26, 2015

may2015-iceland-10 (1 of 1)“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.”
― Steve Maraboli

Party Favours

May 10, 2015

may2015-lisababyshower-61 (1 of 1)“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.”
― Nicholas Sparks