"And when old words die out on the tongue,
new melodies break forth from the heart;
and where the old tracks are lost,
new country is revealed with its wonders."
- Rabindranath Tagore (via quietlotus)
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The Seine near Giverny Claude Monet - 1885

Candyfloss at Sunrise by A
"The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening. It is a little star-dust caught, a segment of the rainbow which I have clutched." - Henry David Thoreau (via quietlotus)
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Alfred SisleyAn August Afternoon near Veneux1881

(via 500px / Jörð by Craig MacPhee)
Marine blue? by nikkorsnapper on Flickr.
LBJ Wildflower Center by Amy the Nurse on Flickr.


Water Lilies. 1906. Claude Monet. Oil on canvas.
"With no-mind, blossoms invite the butterfly;
With no-mind the butterfly visits the blossoms.
When the flower blooms, the butterfly comes;
When the butterfly comes, the flower blooms."
- Ryōkan (via quietlotus)
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