Tag Archives: nature

Poetry in Nature’s Prose

Always be a poet, even in prose.

Charles Baudelaire

Nature’s  verses can now be heard, whispered in the waters of a rushing brook or sung by a summer breeze across the expanse of a rolling river.

 

au sable river, michigan

Au Sable River, Michigan

 

In Our Own Heart

If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?

–Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Nobel laureate for literature, Soviet Gulag survivor

Hartwick Pines, Michigan

 

A European Time Traveler Visits Michigan

Time-traveler Sophia, Princess Palatine, left her home in 17th century Netherlands to visit one of my favorite parks in 21st century suburban Detroit as part of the Institute of Arts’ novel advertising campaign.  She seems to be enjoying the floral bloom of spring.