Wednesday, 1 August 2012

the still point







Footfalls echo in the memory
Down the passage which we did not take
Towards the door we never opened
Into the rose-garden.

T.S.Eliot
Burnt Norton

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I have struggled with this post.
I wanted to say something about
silence and watery sunshine,
oblique light and retreat,
but the words would not come.
I offer you the photos as they are.

15 comments:

  1. Sometimes
    the pictures
    are
    enough.

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  2. ... and speak for themselves.

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  3. Elegant and eloquent as always Alice.

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  4. no need for words.

    I am longing to open up the cupboard of blue dishes.

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  5. Sometimes beautiful images require no words, as now.

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  6. Like everyone else, I think the pictures say it all.

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  7. You did say it, with some editing..

    Silence and watery sunshine,
    Oblique light and retreat,
    Photos as they are.

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  8. Toooo lovely/lovingly/loverly...for words.
    (My post today was about simplicity.. more often than nought it is ENOUGH) :-) XX

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  9. Liz in Missouri (USA)August 02, 2012

    The photos as they are say it all. Quiet stillness.

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  10. The peace is reflected in your pictures - thank you Alice

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  11. Amy,
    Thank you for visiting and for your comment. I see what you have tried to do but while your version captures the content of the words the sound of my voice is missing. Sometimes, what appears to be artless has taken a long time to compose and balance. It may still be artless but only then can I let it go.

    Thank you again for your comment which has made me think about this.

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  12. Who needs words with glorious images like these x

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  13. the beauty is in the imperfections
    Kathy
    katienel.com

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