Lightly Child, Lightly.

(He) lived a Yeatsian dream life where peace came dropping slow.

— Heather Clark, Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath


  • Photo: DK @ Daybreak. 5:51 am, March 4, 2021. 32° F. Cove Island Park, Stamford, CT.
  • Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”


  1. wow, is that an amazing quote – peace came dropping slow

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  2. May it drop slow…and steadily

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  3. Dropping slow indeed. That image is suffused with peace, pal. So happy you have that steady drip in your life every morning and further, are sharing it with us. 🙂

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  4. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    ” … where peace came dropping slow.” — Heather Clark, Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath

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  5. Oh man. You did it. Again.
    Big sigh.
    Big breath.
    Big peace dropping slow.

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  6. This is one of your best photos. And to pair it with Yeats is so fitting. I love Yeats’ poetry.


  7. Nan Heldenbrand Morrissette says:

    Back in the 60’s when I lived in a commune in Philadelphia, Hamilton Camp was one of my favorite folksingers. Still is. He is most well known for “Pride of Man” but my favorite is “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.” I remember singing this song à cappella one midnight, while paddling a canoe under the moon and the stars through the Boundary Waters with my Outward Bound crew. Magical.

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  8. Beautiful photos. Congratulations!

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  9. Nan Heldenbrand Morrissette says:

    Sorry… forgot to add this link of Hamilton Camp singing the poem.

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  10. Ah yes, Yeats, probably my all time favourite but being Irish I am arguably biased 😊

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  11. Nice

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