Wednesday, May 2, 2018

I Shall See Then Build

A  L  O  H  A !

 “… and now and then 
we could look up and 
give each other a thought,
because I think we could 
have beautiful thoughts,
and we could just let 
each other be less lonely 
in our loneliness.” 
            Charlotte Eriksson

 “I love to watch the fine mist 
of the night come on, 
The windows and the stars 
illumined, one by one. . . 

" - I shall see 
The springs, the summers, 
and the autumns slowly pass; 

- And when old Winter puts 
his blank face to the glass, 
I shall close all my shutters, 
pull the curtains tight, 
And build me stately 
palaces by candlelight.” 
       Charles Baudelaire

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Thank You
            Fondly, cloudia


Elephant's Child said...

Thank you for the feathered enchantment - and the wisdom.

Lowell said...

You are so right about shared loneliness. But, when you're lonely, you're also sad. And when you're sad, you tend to discourage close human contact so our emotions feed on themselves. But I do love your photos. It helps, whether friend or fowl, to have someone with whom we can find solace.

William Kendall said...

Wise quotes, Cloudia. The birds make for good company.

RedPat said...

Great pics of the birds today, Cloudia!

Lea said...

The second one is my favorite!
Have a wonderful day!

Charles Gramlich said...

Less Lonely in our loneliness. Amen!

Teresa said...

Great quotes today, Cloudia. I love the picture of the little bird with his head cocked like he is listening intently to what you are saying.

Cloudia said...

I want to thank each of you for engaging us all with your meaningful comments.

Mike said...

The seasons are passing faster and faster these days.

Elvis Wearing a Bra on His Head said...

Beautiful ducks. Your photos always are first-rate!

Kay said...

Hawaii is definitely full of birds!

Linda said...

Nice quotes and pictures. I posted on geese today.