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Lake Behind the Inn, New Harmony, Indiana

“Art is contemplation.  It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into

nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.”

– Auguste Rodin

New Beginnings

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth…

not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

Granary Street, New Harmony, Indiana

Dust of Snow by Robert Frost

The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree
Has given my heart
A change of mood
And saved some part
Of a day I had rued.

Chapel behind the Lake at the Inn

“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels,

we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.”

– Anton Chekhov

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“….Nor was I slow to come among them, when the clouds, from their still skirts,
had shaken down on earth the feathery snow, and all was white….”
from “A Winter Piece,” by William Cullen Bryant (1794 – 1878)

Turquoise Bridge

“A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.”

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

First Snowfall

Announced by all the trumpets of the sky,
arrives the snow….

from The Snow Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Winter Solstice

“Blow, blow, thou winter wind, thou art not so unkind as man’s ingratitude. ”
~William Shakespeare

Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.

Quotation by Pietro Aretino

Winter Trees

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"Featherheart"
was chosen as
the name for
this blog
because when
I remember
to keep my
heart light as
a feather,
life is much
easier.

ReadWritePoem

Censorship

Jimmy Margulies
The Record
Jan 7, 2011
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