“So keep me safe and hold me tight,
Let the candle burn all night,
Tomorrow welcome back the light.
‘Twas the longest night of the year”
~ Mary Chapin Carpenter – ‘The Longest Night of the Year’
“Come to the woods, for here is rest.
There is no repose like that of the green deep woods…”
~ John Muir
“Who gets up early to discover
the moment light begins?”
“One morning the wind turns, and there is a thaw.
And so I must still have hope.”
“My father considered a walk among
the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.”
“There is nothing insignificant in the world.
It all depends on the point of view.”
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Sometimes I need
only to stand
wherever I am
to be blessed.”
– Mary Oliver, ‘Evidence: Poems’
Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness
of the woods before sunrise.
~ George Washington Carver
“But enough of the drama.
Winter has turned to spring.
And I am feeling good.”
– Keshni Kashyap, “Tina’s Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary”
“Each moment of the year has its own beauty,
a picture which was never before and shall never be seen again.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson