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Friday, October 23, 2009

Evening, Wisdom and Beauty



If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. ~Mother Teresa




~Seymour Miller & Jill Jackson, "Let There Be Peace on Earth," 1955



Cloudy
elbows across
the face,
the tired Sun,
squinting
at the
hovering bird,
blocks his eyes;

Now waiting
to sink
his turbulent
mind
into the cool
ocean waters,
to start
with a clean slate
another day...

He has seen
too much,
killing,
fighting,
jeering,
destruction
on his
daily route
across
the world.....

Posted by Ugich Konitari to Sylvia From Over The Hill at October 23, 2009 9:25 PM

Let there be peace on earth
And let it begin with me.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~Mahatma Gandhi





Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true. ~Robert Brault,



Don't wait for people to be friendly, show them how. ~Author Unknown



The kindest word in all the world is the unkind word, unsaid. ~Author Unknown

Life
rolls on,
rising,
ebbing,
waves
holding hands
through
the
infinite blue;

Some obstacles
surmounted
together
in a brilliant
cheerful spray;
the happy rocks,
bathed,
under a warm sun,
playful birds
dodging
a cool sprinkle...

Lifes
little skirmishes,
now sweeter,
and cooling down
to exultant
relaxing waves,
humoring
each other
as they roll on
to rest ,
momentarily
on the
inviting sands.
Posted by Ugich Konitari to Sylvia From Over The Hill at October 23, 2009 8:44 PM

14 comments:

Karen said...

Great shots. Love those skies. Wonderful quotes to go with them..

Kirigalpoththa said...

Great shots and great quotes!

Ugich Konitari said...

Life
rolls on,
rising,
ebbing,
waves
holding hands
through
the
infinite blue;

Some obstacles
surmounted
together
in a brilliant
cheerful spray;
the happy rocks,
bathed,
under a warm sun,
playful birds
dodging
a cool sprinkle...

Lifes
little skirmishes,
now sweeter,
and cooling down
to exultant
relaxing waves,
humoring
each other
as they roll on
to rest ,
momentarily
on the
inviting sands.

Ugich Konitari said...

Cloudy
elbows across
the face,
the tired Sun,
squinting
at the
hovering bird,
blocks his eyes;

Now waiting
to sink
his turbulent
mind
into the cool
ocean waters,
to start
with a clean slate
another day...

He has seen
too much,
killing,
fighting,
jeering,
destruction
on his
daily route
across
the world.....

Natural Moments said...

Those are fun poems and go perfectly with such beautiful pictures.

I like how the mind gets cooled off by the ocean waters.

Grayquill said...

This post reminds me of something I heard once. "Never put anything negative in writing"
Whenever I have violated that principle I have lived to regret it.
Great job as always!

Christella said...

The kindest word....definitely my favorite. How true. Sometimes the best thing is just to say nothing.

Kay said...

Beautiful poems and beautiful photos, Sylvia. You're capping off the week wonderfully.

bobbie said...

Amazing words and pictures!

Bonnie Bonsai said...

The wisdom of the writers are truly reflective. Great ponderings.

And lovely photos too!

BLOGitse said...

Once again
beautiful images
and
wise words

Deborah Godin said...

Wonderful photos, Sylvia, as always, and some particularly moving quotes! Really uplifting!

Susan at Stony River said...

Beauty and wisdom. You always start my day so well Sylvia!

Alexander said...

Stunning first photo. Good timing and composure.

Have a good weekend.

Alexander
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