The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
We are rooted to the air through our lungs and to the soil through our stomachs. We are walking trees and floating plants.~John Burroughs
Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.
~ Gretel Ehrlich
wash the gum from our eyes and dress ourselves for the dazzle of the light.
"pretty in pink"
Live in each season as it passes...breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit. ~Henry David Thoreau
A light broke in upon my brain, -It was the carol of a bird;
It ceased, and then it came again,
The sweetest song ear ever heard.
The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.~ e.e. cummings
When you possess the light within, you see it externally.
Spring has returned. The earth is like a child that knows poems.
~Rainer Maria Rilke
"state of decay"
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.
~ James Lowell
If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.
I found I could say things with color and shapesthat I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
in an interesting twist to this challenge, unbenownst to each other, all participants provided two photographs for various reasons. it worked out rather nicely i think.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.~Leonardo Da Vinci
bonus video response by darlene j kreutzer
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