Sunday, February 05, 2012

Birds in winter

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
-Chinese Proverb

In order to see birds it is necessary to become part of the silence.
- Robert Lynd

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

seeing flight
entails
accepting imaginative
flight over
literal
ascent -
yet -
wish
continues
to look out from
within
sparrow
's gaze
into reduced
sweep of one
imagining/
enter camera's black
box
& allow
shudder
at shutter
snap, to
accept how I might
have flown
in after
image of
intended
one blurred

Ms M said...

Beautiful poem, Anon. xxoo

altadenahiker said...

Ah, Ms M. As always, you charm me. And so, most especially, does the second photo.

Katie said...

Wow, I really like the top photo. Great bird quotes too.

Ms M said...

Thank you, Altadenahiker. The birds bring charm on stark winter days.

Ms M said...

Katie, thank you, too. I enjoyed searching for the bird quotes.