The moon came to me last night With a sweet question. She said, “The sun has been my faithful lover For millions of years. Whenever I offer my body to him Brilliant light pours from his heart. Thousands then notice my happiness And delight in pointing toward my beauty. Hafiz, Is it true that…
Bliss In the middle of the night, My bedroom washed in moonlight And outside The faint hush-husing Of an ebbing tide, I see Venus Close to The waning moon. I hear the bubbling hoot Of a playful owl. Pierrot’s purrs Ripple under my hand, And all this is bathed In the scent of roses…
A heart cloud Walking in the forest behind the camping site Mama deer and her baby are out of focus because they were on the move! In the twilight: A duck family with lots of babies following in line In the twilight we had mama goose with her hubby and babies visit us again Full…
“The gift from the sky” In Nature’s solitude Observing the twilight aperture As the first stars begin to light up the sky The tree swallows fly To catch up their evening meal by the lake And soon they are joined by the bats In their frantic zig-zag Catching the invisible bugs Suddenly, behind…
Ryokan, a Zen master, lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain.
Full moon Full moon shines at night… Giant mirror of the Sun, Reflecting its light. Teaches: Look up to the great, The masters “Suns” of earth, Reflect their light! …Spreading the light in the dark of the night. Amira Luna llena La luna llena brilla en la…
“Full moonlight” Brilliant full moonlight, Changes all to silver tones, A magical scene! Amira “Luz de la luna llena” Luz de luna llena, Cambia todo a tonos plateados, Una escena mágica! Amira Photo credit: A landscape with dolphins watching the moon @ ImagesList.com
I look towards the silent hills At closing of the day, As vaporous veils of silver mist Descend upon the bay.
The Spacious Firmament on high
With all the blue Etherial Sky
And spangled Heav’ns a Shining frame
Their great original proclaim
The sun has long been set,
The stars are out by twos and threes, The little birds are piping yet , Among the bushes and trees;
And all I thought of heaven before I find in earth below: A sunlight in the hidden core To dim the noonday glow.
Above the bright star of the sunset,
like a silver crescent, the moon
shines in the rosy twilight