we have this life

We have some happy days and some unhappy days, some great loves and barren spaces.  We have this life, this instantaneous blossoming.  Will I ever learn not to choose among its moments, will I ever learn to walk both its hollow and hilly lands?

- Ellen Gilchrist, Starcarbon

I have been blogging so long that some quotes and poems are making their second appearance here.  I’m sorry if this is redundant; it’s just that I love them so much!


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3 Comments

  1. Posted April 11, 2014 at 6:50 am | Permalink

    Love this…

  2. Posted April 11, 2014 at 12:31 pm | Permalink

    Lindsey, re: redundant. Is the spring redundant? The rotation of the earth? I say not to worry, I need and want to read it again.

  3. Posted April 11, 2014 at 8:22 pm | Permalink

    “Instantaneous blossoming”….adore that image. I’m glad this is the second time around- I didn’t see it the first time! Thank you…