Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Trees Grow Older


                                ... I'm done with all the wanting and needing ... thinking this, or that,

                      or they, will surely fill the lonely hours

                                                ... I like this slow unfolding / ... the trees grow older 







Photograph by Casey Yee

6 comments:

  1. I also love the "what is", in the world beyond the cities.

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  2. So many of our "wants" and "needs" have little to do with human life. Imposed from without, they contribute nothing to growth: unless, of course, it's the growth of the merchandisers' and politicians' bank accounts. (Here ends the morning cynicism.)

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    1. Exactly, Linda. It has taken me most of my life to arrive at this place, but I'm so glad I finally did ...

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  3. One of the advantages of having a long life to look back on is the ability to now see what parts were frivolous and what parts worthy. I think that's the wisdom we gain with time.

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    1. ... and it has helped me slow down and savor all that's left ...

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