I miss you Sam!!

I miss you Sam!!
I miss you Sam!!

Monday, February 9, 2009


All of these are by Tagore. He does say it all so beautifully. I really enjoy reading his poetry and looking for ones that I particularly like to share with you.
These are some of the beautiful things about love that perhaps we don't always think about. Love can make such a difference in all our lives if we recognize it and accept it rather than fight for or against it. And it comes to us in many differnt ways. Not the same for everyone. Not just lovers, wives or husbands or children. Sometimes the greatest love of all comes from those who can see inside us. And those might be husbands, wives, family, but they also may be those friends that somehow manage to see inside our hearts. How do you see love?

Love does not claim possession,
but gives freedom.

Love adorns itself;
it seeks to prove inward joy by outward beauty.

Love is an endless mystery,
for it has nothing else to explain it.

Love's gift cannot be given,
it waits to be accepted.



magiceye said...

Thanks for sharing these wonderful insights into love..

Indrani said...

/\ Namaste to you too!
Great lines shared!
I appreciate your thoughts! Have you read his other works too?

Lilly's Life said...

Oh I really really like the way your write Sylvia. I really enjoy Tagore too. Love does come to us in many different ways and we need to be open to receiving it too. "Love's gift cannot be given,
it waits to be accepted." Love it!

Mare said...

Nice! Yet we live in a world that appreciates outer beauty more than inner beauty.

bobbie said...

I have always thought I would have liked to live in his time, and to have known him. He must have been a man who was at peace with himself as he observed his world.

Midlife, menopause, mistakes and random stuff... said...

Fabulous, fantastic, breathtaking, amazing and beautiful. Simply beautiful!!

Steady On
Reggie Girl

Peggy said...


Your post left me misty eyed!
I am loving Tagore...he gets down to the meat and bones....I have a credit at amazon...maybe I get a Tagore for my b-day present to myself!

Deborah Godin said...

I must delve more into his wrods, these are so beautiful, as are everything of his you post. And the photo is a sensation!!

Rain said...

My favorite of his, I carried in my wallet for years until it was totally tattered and I had it inside my heart-- Let my love like sunlight surround you and yet give you illumined freedom.

Atlântico Azul said...


I'm a FIGHTER for Love! Someday I'll find my One and Only Love... I hope!

LOVE, from sunny Lisbon,
Sailor Girl

storyteller said...

Beautiful words lovely photograph. Thanks for sharing ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

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