Tag: nature

a reflected tree in a tropical aquarium

Weekly photos challenge Mirror This picture was taken in December 2014 at a tropical aquarium. It was a day trip with a young and energetic enthusiast for fish and marine lives. It was a clear day and this pond was outside the aquarium. The reflection mirrored the trees and the sky above quite well despite … Continue reading a reflected tree in a tropical aquarium

So, let our lives Be full of dreams

A few poems quoted at random from Spring Water (published 1923) by Bingxin (Chinese: “Pure in Heart”), a woman poet from China. Spring Water 1 Water in spring, It is another year, And you are still running after the breeze. May I have a look at My reflection again? Water replies gently with thanks: "My friend, … Continue reading So, let our lives Be full of dreams

grand-aunt’s visit 23: once a bird (a haiku)

she was once a bird a mother perhaps in time sadly snared and caged ~~~~~~~~Visiting museum is not the senior's favorite. Because she prefers to see life, its vibrance, enthusiasm and hope. The museum records a past. There is no hope there. There is hope in the future. Where are the children of this bird if … Continue reading grand-aunt’s visit 23: once a bird (a haiku)

Grand-aunt’s visit 22: cloudy perception (a haiku)

do you see the dog? the puzzled boy shook his head gold caterpillar ~~~~~~~~~~~The senior remarks: Often we see with what we already see in the mind: While I am thinking of my little dog alone waiting for me to return after this visit, you are thinking of your outdoor discovery lesson. But what does … Continue reading Grand-aunt’s visit 22: cloudy perception (a haiku)