NATURE POEMS: “Song of the Rain” by Khalil Gibran

“Song Of The Rain” I am dotted silver threads dropped from heaven By the gods. Nature then takes me, to adorn Her fields and valleys. I am beautiful pearls, plucked from the Crown of Ishtar by the daughter of Dawn To embellish the gardens. When I cry the hills laugh; When I humble myself the…

NATURE POEMS: “THE RAIN” by William H. Davies

The Rain I hear leaves drinking rain; I hear rich leaves on top Giving the poor beneath Drop after drop; ’Tis a sweet noise to hear These green leaves drinking near. And when the Sun comes out, After this Rain shall stop, A wondrous Light will fill Each dark, round drop; I hope the Sun…

NATURE POEMS: “From blossoms” by Li-Young Lee

“From blossoms” From blossoms comes this brown paper bag of peaches we bought from the joy at the bend in the road where we turned toward signs painted Peaches. From laden boughs, from hands, from sweet fellowship in the bins, comes nectar at the roadside, succulent peaches we devour, dusty skin and all, comes the…

Spiritual Nature Poems: “Little things” by M. Linda Steffey

A Spiritual And Inspirational Poem from All-Creatures.org Spiritual and Inspirational poetry that touch the heart and soul, and provoke the mind. LITTLE THINGS Little things like smiles on faces Butterflies and hushed wild places Moonbeams on a summer night A waking earth is dim twilight These I love to see… The laughter of a little…

“The legacy of trees”…. amazing article (and video 18 minutes)

    Like humans, trees are extremely social creatures, utterly dependent on each other for their survival. And, as it is with us, communication is key. After scientists discovered pine tree roots could transfer carbon to other pine tree roots in a lab, ecology professor Suzanne Simard set out to figure out how they did…

NATURE POEMS: “Small bird on fire” by Pablo Neruda

“Small bird on fire” It was passed from one bird to another, the whole gift of the day. The day went from flute to flute, went dressed in vegetation, in flights which opened a tunnel through which the wind would pass to where birds were breaking open the dense blue air – and there, night…

POEMS: “The spirit is the bouquet of nature” by Joseph Campbell

art by Bridget Voth “The spirit is the bouquet of nature”    The divine manifestation is ubiquitous, our eyes are not open to it. Awe is what moves us forward. Live from your own center. The divine lives within you. The separateness apparent in the world is secondary. Beyond the world of opposites is an…

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FOR EARTH DAY

    Kahlil Gibran: “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet, and the winds long to play with your hair.” Wendell Berry: “The earth is what we all have in common.” Thomas Fuller: “He that plants trees loves others beside himself.” Cree Indian proverb: “Only when the last tree has died…