I am a kind word uttered and repeated

By the voice of Nature;

I am a star fallen from the

Blue tent upon the green carpet.

I am the daughter of the elements

With whom Winter conceived;

To whom Spring gave birth; I was

Reared in the lap of Summer and I

Slept in the bed of Autumn.

I drink dew for wine, and hearken to

The voices of the birds, and dance

To the rhythmic swaying of the grass.

I am the lover’s gift; I am the wedding wreath;

I am the memory of a moment of happiness;

I am the last gift of the living to the dead;

I am a part of joy and a part of sorrow.

But I look up high to see only the light,

And never look down to see my shadow.

This is wisdom which man must learn.

– Khalil Gibran

28 comments on “Flower..”

  1. Pillowy blue flowers. Lovely!

  2. une superbe impression de douceur !

  3. I like this, nice cool colors. The whole picture gives me a calm and relaxing feeling. Like, just dropping into a bed of blue and white flowers and let your thoughts drift while laying there… A very nice picture, well taken.

  4. Cool combination colors. Lovely!

  5. WOW beautiful colors, love the poem goes so well with the shot… WELL DONE

  6. Cool! I think they’re called Hydrangea or commonly hortensia, although not sure. Lovely 🙂

  7. Beautiful colours, great macro

  8. I like K. Gibran so much! I don’t understand much of his text in english, but I felt his peoetry in this image. A nice one, very fresh and relaxing. It makes my sunday(;)) SwissCharles

  9. Gee El, I love the colour is this, so beautiful and a wonderuflly crips capture, the words go so beautifully with this image, but then you always present on your page so superbly, well done my friend, really pretty!

  10. lovely, soft colors – great shot!

  11. “This is wisdom which man must learn!” depuis si longtemps et n’a jamais appris !Doux bleu né du blanc

  12. Fantastic… I’m in love with this delicate blue… a great macro!

  13. wow! these are cute! they remind me of those candy flowers you put on cakes.. lol.. scrumptous.. 😀

  14. oh nice! i like the framing on this one…. helps give it some volume into the space

  15. Love the soft colors and textures..and especially love the quote. Excellent!

  16. beautiful Hydrangea, lovely soft gentle colors very soothing

  17. Amazing blue colors in these flowers. Real nice Macro!

  18. Beautiful!!! Wonderfully composed shot of this lovely bunch of flowers.

  19. What a wonderful paean to the flower, Elaine, from one of my favorite authors! Those cropped florets are just gorgeous.

  20. Beautiful flower photograph!

  21. De magnifiques fleurs aussi très répandues dans ma région!

  22. Beautiful words to accompany this beautiful image.

  23. Lovely colours and soft too, I like it!

  24. Gorgeous!!!I love these so much and that blues… aaarrrggg.Stunning!

  25. A beautiful capture and great depth of field!

  26. My favorite color!! Love this shot. Love the colors and the way the show up and blend. It’s so beautiful. I just love seeing all the details!!

  27. This is so beautiful that I can hardly stand it because I want it in my garden.

  28. Lovely photo, so needed a bit of color during the winter..-= Yvonne´s last blog ..<a href="http://www.auntyvonne.com/index.php?showimage=229“ rel=”nofollow”>Sun Burst =-.

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