Friday, April 18, 2014

Choosing to Pay Attention.

It doesn't have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeks in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch 
a few words together and don't try
to make them elaborate, this isn't
a contest but the doorway 
into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak. 
~Mary Oliver


  1. Mary Oliver has a way of showing us how important the landscape around us can be. Thank you for bringing this poem to my attention today.

  2. Oh! I just love this: photo +words. Perfect blend.


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