Lightly Child, Lightly

Drifting, what am I like?

A gull between earth and sky.

—  Du Fu, (712- 770). “Thoughts While Traveling At Night”, trans. by Vikram Seth, in Three Chinese Poets: Wang Wei, Li Bai, and Du Fu


Notes:

  • Photo – DK @ Cove Island Park on March 21, 2022. Quote via antigonick
  • 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.”

Comments

  1. Letting the wind carry you and it’s all a gorgeous glide…

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  2. So very peaceful…

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  3. Wow.

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  4. Painting with photography — stunning. I would so love this as a wall-sized mural!

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  5. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Simply awesome!! … “A gull between earth and sky. — Du Fu, (712- 770). “Thoughts While Traveling At Night”, trans. by Vikram Seth, in Three Chinese Poets: Wang Wei, Li Bai, and Du Fu.”

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  6. Float on air

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  7. This is so profound and beautiful. philosophical words of wisdom by a.Huxley. Lovely photograph as well.

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  8. Nice photo, DK!

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