The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~ John Greer

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The Island

“hark, now hear the sailors cry,
smell the sea, and feel the sky
let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic...”

“and I shall watch the ferry boats, and they'll get high, on a bluer ocean against tomorrow's sky. and i will never grow so old again, and i will walk and talk, in gardens all wet with rain...”
― Van Morrison

“It is said by the Eldar that in water there lives yet the echo of the Music of the Ainur more than in any substance that is in this Earth; and many of the Children of Ilúvatar hearken still unsated to the voices of the Sea, and yet know not for what they listen.”
― J.R.R. TolkienThe Silmarillion

 “Time is more complex near the sea than in any other place, for in addition to the circling of the sun and the turning of the seasons, the waves beat out the passage of time on the rocks and the tides rise and fall as a great clepsydra.”
― John SteinbeckTortilla Flat

“I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”
― Anaïs Nin

“We need the tonic of wildness...At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”
― Henry David ThoreauWalden: Or, Life in the Woods


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Sciarada said...

Ciao Carraol, magnificent colors in this island! A hug and a kiss for you, happy Sunday!

Γιάννης Πολιτόπουλος said...

Fantastic photo, great thoughts, perfect image composition with thoughts!

Your blog is unsurpassed, my friend.
Greetings from my family and my students.

Yannis Politopoulos

Marty said...

yes my spirit is flying over the island in this wonderful blue !
happy sunday carraol

Unknown said...

Fabtastic foto, best regard from Belgium

Dzjiedzjee said...

Woooooooow!! :-)

Best regards from the Netherlands,

Anonymous said...

Wow wow wow - how beautiful and other-worldly!

Tony said...

Muy artística