Monday, October 15, 2012
Wild Geese by Mary Oliver
You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body
love what it loves.
Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
Meanwhile the world goes on.
Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain
are moving across the landscapes,
over the prairies and the deep trees,
the mountains and the rivers.
Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air,
are heading home again.
Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting-
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.
Photo by Debbie Friley “Singers and Musicians are some of the most driven, courageous people on the face of the earth. They deal with m...
He said Hey yo, fat ass, yo, biggie mcfatfat, yo, you so fat, I'm gonna blow all the motherf*cking fat people up on one island and ma...
"Finding Yourself" is not really how it works. You aren't a ten-dollar bill in last winter's coat pocket. Yo...
List of where to get free images, art, clipart and photographs for your projects (always check copyright and usage information for all media...
Sascha Hüttenhain Beauty is an experience, nothing else. It is not a fixed pattern or an arrangement of features. It is something...
"Even as a minimalist, Felix Gonzalez-Torres also had a whimsical, humanistic side that showed the influences of pop art on his install...
Photo by Marjan Lavarevski This advice for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients comes from my good friend Michele Macomber. She gave ...
" My work is a way for me to go to the planets without the physical trip, and to meet myself when I get there." Paula Rice This c...
I love Maryland in the spring. Flowers are everywhere! I love the bursts of color, tall tulips breezing in the wind, trees in full bloom and...
I googled you by Yahì a Lababidi To all those I dearly love, but for the sake of my sanity must avoid or cannot afford to see in perso...