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"TO EACH BIRD ITS' OWN NEST IS BEAUTIFUL"

Thursday, July 31, 2014

MUSIC ~ THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE

"...All literature in some degree,
exists to reveal a more powerful and passionate,
a more divine world than ours;..."
~  W. B. Yeats  (1865 - 1939)


Please play video; it goes with   "Music  ~  The Language of Love."

 

   "When words fail, music speaks."     ~ Hans Christian Andersen



"If Music be the food of love, play on."     ~ William Shakespeare






"Music is the strongest form of magic."   ~  Marilyn Manson



"Musica   ~   Il Languaggio Dell'Amore" 




"I see my life in terms of music."   ~ Albert Einstein


"There is music in water, if you stop to listen."




"Music in the soul can be heard by the universe."   ~  Lao Tzu




"Music is the art which is most near to tears and memory."   ~  Oscar Wilde



"Music is love looking for words."   ~  Lawrence Durrell



"The earth has music for those who listen."   ~  George Santayana 

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases;
it will never pass into nothingness,
but still will keep a bower quiet for us,
AND A SLEEP FULL OF SWEET DREAMS,
and health and quiet breathing."
~  John Keats





SWEET DREAMS! 







Monday, June 23, 2014

SUMMER READING ~ LECTURE D'ETE ~ LETTURA ESTIVA


 "...ALL LITERATURE IN SOME DEGREE EXISTS TO REVEAL A MORE POWERFUL AND PASSIONATE, A MORE DIVINE WORLD THAN OURS;..."   
~  W. B. YEATS   (1865-1939)

 
"Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything."

  
"Let's go get lost in books."

"One of the hardest parts about life is not having enough time to read all the books you desire."

 
"Read in order to live."






"I cannot imagine life without books any more than I can imagine life without breathing."   ~ Perry Brooks



"Read to Grow"

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."   ~ St. Augustine


"Books are a uniquely portable magic."  Stephen King

 
"Reading is dreaming with open eyes."  

  


 
"A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases;
it will never pass into nothingness,
but still will keep a bower quiet for us,
AND A SLEEP FULL OF SWEET DREAMS,
and health and quiet breathing."
~  John Keats



SWEET DREAMS!








Sunday, May 18, 2014

SPRINGALICIOUS SPRINGALLANEOUS

"...all literature in some degree, exists to reveal a more powerful and passionate, a more divine world than ours;..."                      ~W. B. Yeats   (1865 ~ 1939)


"Spring ~ mysterious, fecund, powerful beyond measure."       ~ Michael Garofalo



                      "Spring ~ an experience in immortality."       ~ Henry David Thoreau
 
"An optimist is the human personification of spring."       ~  Susan J. Bissonette
  
 
 "But he who dares not grasp the thorn should never grasp the rose."       ~  Anne Bronte
  
"And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles."      
 ~  Frances Hodgson Burnett 

"Deep violets, you liken to The kindest eyes that look on you, Without thought disloyal."
~       E. B. Browning

"A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in ~ what more could he ask?  A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars."       ~  Victor Hugo


 


"A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases;
it will never pass into nothingness,
but still will keep a bower quiet for us,
AND A SLEEP FULL OF SWEET DREAMS,
and health and quiet breathing."
~   John Keats

                                                                     SWEET DREAMS!






Wednesday, March 26, 2014

A TASTE ~ A TOUCH ~ AND A BREATH OF SPRING ~ UN GOUT ~ UNE TOUCHE ~ ET UN SOUFFLE DE PRINTEMPS


"...all literature in some degree, exists to reveal a more powerful and passionate, a more divine world than ours;..."     ~  W. B. Yeats  (1865~1939)


"O thou with dewy locks,
 who lookest down through the clear windows of the morning,
turn thine angel eyes upon our western isle,
which in full choir hails thy approach, O Spring!"    
To Spring  ~ William Blake

"Gone were but the Winter,
Come were but the Spring,
I would go to a covert,
Where the birds sing."
Christina Rosetti  ~  Spring Quiet (from Verses, 1847)

"For every Bird a Nest ~
Wherefore in timid quest
Some little Robin  goes seeking round ~"
Emily Dickinson ~ (1830 - 1886)
 
"I heard a thousand blended notes,
While in a grove I sate reclined,
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts
Bring sad thoughts to the mind."
William Wordsworth (1798)

"Perhaps of twig so fine ~
Of twine e'en superfine,
How pride aspires ~"
For Every Bird a Nest ~ Emily Dickinson
 

~  Mike Greenberg


 "The birds around me hopped and played,
Their thoughts I cannot measure: ~
But the least motion which they made
It seemed a thrill of pleasure."
William Wordsworth (1798)
 


"Wherefore when boughs are free ~
Households in every tree ~
Pilgrim be found?"
For Every Bird a Nest
Emily Dickinson
 

"O deck her forth with thy fair fingers;
Pour thy soft kisses on her bosom;
And put thy golden crown upon her languish'd head
Whose modest tresses are bound up for thee."
William Blake (from Poetical Sketches, 1783)
To Spring
 

"O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?"
~   Percy Bysshe Shelley

 
"A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases;
it will never pass into nothingness;
but still will keep a bower quiet for us,
AND A SLEEP FULL OF SWEET DREAMS,
and health, and quiet breathing."
~  John Keats

                                             SWEET SPRING DREAMS!!



 
 
 
 
 

Thursday, February 13, 2014

IN LOVE WITH LOVE ~ EN AMOUR AVEC L'AMOUR ~ IN AMORE CON L'AMORE ~ [{HOPELESSLY ROMANTIC OR HOPEFULLY ROMANTIC}]



"...all literature in some degree, exists to reveal a more powerful and passionate, a more divine world than ours;" ~W. B. Yeats  (1865~1939)

                                         
"Whatever the imagination seizes as Beauty must be truth ~ whether it existed before or not."
~  John Keats   (1795 ~ 1821)
 
"I met a lady in the meads, Full beautiful ~ a faery's child,
Her hair was long, her foot was light,
And her eyes were wild."
~  John Keats
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
 
 
"Touch has a memory."
~  John Keats
 
 
"I have so much of you in my heart."
~  John Keats
 
 
"My love is selfish, I cannot breathe without you."
~  John Keats
 
"Two souls but with a single thought; two hearts that beat as one."
~ John Keats
 

"The poetry of the earth is never dead."
~  John Keats
 
 
"I cannot exist without you ~ I am forgetful of every thing but seeing you again ~ my Life seems to stop there ~ I see no further.
You have absorb'd me.  I have a sensation at the present moment as though I were dissolving...
I have been astonished that Men could die Martyrs for religion ~ I  have shuddered at it ~
I shudder no more ~ I could be martyr'd for my Religion
~ LOVE IS MY RELIGION ~ 
 I could die for that ~ I could die for you.
My creed is Love and you are its only tenet ~
You have ravish'd me away by a Power I cannot resist."
~  John Keats
 
 

"I am profoundly enchanted by the flowing complexity in you."
Actual Signature
~  John Keats from a letter to Fanny Brawne dated 5 November 1820
 
 





"A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases; it will never
pass into nothingness; but still will keep
a bower quiet for us,
AND A SLEEP FULL OF SWEET DREAMS,
and health, and quiet breathing."
~  John Keats






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