Snow Pile by Misuzu Kaneko

Snow Pile

Snow on top must feel chilly, the cold moonlight piercing it. Snow on the bottom must feel burdened by the hundreds who tread on it. Snow in the middle must feel lonely with neither earth nor sky to look at. ~Misuzu Kaneko I came across this poem by Kaneko and was touched by the simplicity...

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"The impeded stream is the one that sings." ~Barry

The Real Work

"It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one...

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The Journey

"One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. "Mend my life!" each voice cried. But you didn't stop. You knew what you had to do, though the wind...

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgia

"For this challenge, show us what nostalgia means to you -- perhaps a moment or scene that makes you feel wistful, happy, sad, or somehow longing for the past. It might be with friends, family, or by yourself -- anywhere, anytime of year." Nostalgia By Lori Pelikan...

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