the experience altered him

bird-in-hand

The musician became a bird lover at the aviary. He tells a story of holding a dying finch one day and feeling overwhelmed by its tiny heartbeat. He had never studied a bird so closely before, never observed its delicate and immaculate plumage, and the experience altered him.

~ Kyo Maclear, Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation 

 


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  1. A beautiful and poignant moment David. Life is sacred. ❤
    Diana xo

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  2. So delicate and touching. What a wonderful way to pause right now 💛

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  3. Reblogged this on O LADO ESCURO DA LUA.

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  4. Nature is our teacher 🙏🏻🍀🌿🍃

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  5. Poignant passage, perfect photo. Thanks pal…

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  6. he held a miracle in his hand.

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  7. It’s those immensely vulnerable moments in life which I think have the most profound effect on us. The image is absolutely beautiful.

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  8. That’s how it is. Full stop.

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  9. The human race needs to have more of these types of experiences to understand what is truly important in life.

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  10. The most fragile in this world is life. At such times, it is especially feeling.

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  11. A Life impacts…passing of life stops breath and heartbeat bringing forth realization of the scared importance of honoring the gift of a Life…heart memories, active, floating along through waves, of pain, love and forward to gratefulness for having had that life touch your heart…embedding in Soul…

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  12. of course once again I error.. should read “sacred” not scared oh e yah

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  13. lol should be oh e vey

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