Lightly Child, Lightly

why don’t you read a poem about the sunrise written 5 centuries ago and contemplate the fact that we have been writing about the same sun for centuries upon centuries and then maybe you’ll calm down

—  Michael


  • Photo: DK – 5:25 a.m., April 18, 2022. Sunrise @ Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT. More photos here.
  • 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. it just blows my mind

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  2. Nice minimalist study in colours.
    Keep well
    The Fab Four of Cley
    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

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  3. Stopped me in my tracks. It’s the same feeling I have when I gaze up at the moon and think, ‘My gosh, how many have stared, entranced, at your glowing visage?’ So. Cool.

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  4. Not Cove Park, your venturing out!

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  5. And…BAM! Where the heck is the ‘love’ button????

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  6. Gorgeous!

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  7. You remind that some things are always present.

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  8. I was already calm, but now I’m laughing.

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  9. Haha, yes! Same sun for centuries. There’s a thought.

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  10. I never get tired of any of it. 😎 Beautiful capture.

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  11. Excellent reality check. Thank you.

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