THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: September 1, 2018

“Nature never did betray The heart that loved her.” William Wordsworth  Steal what you will, my friends, of small things. Dē minimīs nōn cūrat lēx. The law takes no account of trifles, though the recommended thefts are not trifles to me. In the heat of summer, I have stollen the scent of roses for my skin and the tantalizing aroma of night-blooming jasmine. It wafts through the house, settling gently in my… Read More

“When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.”  John Muir, Travels in Alaska   Phew! At last we are up and running again and much appreciation for everyone’s patience, especially those who so spiritedly and generously participated in the last prompt,… Read More