Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Fling off thy sadness

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Awake, thou wintry earth-
Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth
Your ancient gladness

~Thomas Blackburn


XO
Donna Elsie

6 comments:

  1. Such pretty little flowers; so hopeful!

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  2. I love the idea of ancient gladness...something that has withstood the test of time. Thanks, dear Donna.

    Love you,
    Di

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  3. One of my favorite poems, EVER. So perfect with the crocus. ((hugs))

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  4. Anonymous5:31 PM

    Ah, a "painting" photograph....beautiful indeed!
    love and prayers, jep

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  5. MizBoo, I watched the Bill Cunningham documentary!!! Oh my, I just LOVED it. He is amazing and I love his spirit so much. I just adore all his quirks and his zest for what he's doing. So inspirational. I'm home with a sick kid this week, so I also watched the Vivian Maier documentary -- which you also recommended a long time ago here on your blog. I got the book of images after reading about it here but seeing the documentary really opened it up to me in so many ways. What a fascinating story just laced with so much sadness....a complete and total contrast to the Bill Cunningham story -- interesting to have watched them both so close together. Thank you so much for the recommendation!!

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  6. I absolutely love this photo. I absolutely despise the weather lately. It is beyond crazy. Snow, snow, go!

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