Saturday Morning

Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
without listening,
hear what I say with eyes open inward,
asleep with all five senses awake, rain, light steps,
a murmuring of syllables,
air and water, words without weight.

— Octavio Paz, “As One Listens To The Rain“ in A Tree Within

Notes: Quote via korraled. Gif via Your Eyes Blaze Out


  1. I loved this!

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  2. that’s beautiful!!!
    Keep up the good work.

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  3. it’s a special kind of listening. using all the senses to take it all in.

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  4. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    I love the sound, the smell of early morning rain … nature is soothing and amazing!!


  5. Wow, this is wonderful. I may have to share… or maybe keep it all to myself. 🙂

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  6. I need the ‘love’ icon…

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