Tuesday, June 21, 2011

intoxicated with delight...

Seasons and sound were deeply important to Henry David Thoreau. In his Journal he wrote,

"All sights and sounds are seen and heard both in time and eternity. And when the eternity of any sight or sound strikes the eye or ear-they are intoxicated with delight."

And this on the sounds of summer from "A Natural History of Massachusetts"

"In May and June the woodland quire is in full tune, and given the immense spaces of hollow air, and this curious human ear, one does not see how the void could be better filled.

Each summer sound
Is a summer round."

Have a blessed summer

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