Monday, October 18, 2010

just when ...






Just when we are safest, there's a sunset touch,
A fancy from a flower-bell, someone's death,
A chorus-ending from Euripides,
And that's enough for fifty hopes and fears
As old and new at once as nature's self,
To rap and knock and enter in our soul.

~Robert Browning






13 comments:

  1. oh gorgeous shots....hope you are feeling better and healing up!

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  2. HI BONNIE-
    Beautiful pictures blended with wonderful words. Together the wisdom abounds for anyone who has lived, survived, loved, lost, forgiven, been forgiven, surrendered, tried again.

    Love to you
    Gail
    peace......

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  3. It's sobering to consider all those possibilities in one little verse.

    The flower is beautiful in both images, but I just can't resist the complementary colors of the first.

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  4. Love! I hope you are healing and feeling better!

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  5. Had never heard those particular lines from Robert Browning, but they might as well have been written about my life these last couple weeks...Very timely. Thank you.

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  6. What a wonderful image Bonnie and an interesting quote.

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  7. What beautiful photos!! And I too have never read those lines from Browning. Wow!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  8. oh wow bonnie those are beautiful. imagine in that tiny space - so much beauty! steven

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  9. beauty amidst the pain and not so pretty of healing. Hope you are doing well and thinking of you!

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  10. Such contrast between the natural photo and the one following.

    I hope you're feeling well.

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  11. I love how the images match the verse - nice use of photoshop to capture the soul. We are on the same wavelength: I've been playing with settings on a bloom photo to illustrate a post for next week.

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  12. Bonnie, I asked you a while back if you had moved into an SLR, but never went back to check your reply. And now I can't remember which post I left it on! So can I ask you again? These are glorious photos, as always. Obviously not of flowers currenly blooming in your Canadian garden, though! Hope you're managing OK with your (temporary) handicap.

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  13. Bonnie, I jumped here from Lorenzo's,read his interview, stopped by your post on Life as encrypted message, and here I am.

    You are a study in Humanities!
    Love being so stimulated, so early in the morning!(still early where I am!)

    I just wrote a post on Memoirs and the piece on our lives as encrypted messages stopped me cold. I have to tip my hat to you, lovely woman in Canada.

    That was deep and well put!

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