Luce Stellare ~ Starlight

A Journal reflecting on the softer side of life. A little mystical. Sometimes magical

Tag Archives: Henry David Thoreau

Winter Ramblings ~ Solstice Celebration

And so it arrives today, the first day of winter. The wheel of the year turns the old Earth towards the sun once again. Hail the precious seconds at dawn and dusk when our great star creeps back into our daily lives. The dreary darkness gives way to the light. The return of the light …

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There are Owls ~ Henry David Thoreau

“I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is a sound admirably suited to swamps and twilight woods which no day illustrates, suggesting a vast and undeveloped nature which men have not recognized. They represent the stark twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which all have. All day …

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A Winter Walk

The sluggish smoke curls up from some deep dell. The stiffened air exploring in the dawn, And making slow acquaintance with the day Delaying now upon its heavenward course, In wreathed loiterings dallying with itself, With as uncertain purpose and slow deed. As its half-wakened master by the hearth, Whose mind still slumbering and sluggish …

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I Rejoice That There Are Owls

“I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is a sound admirably suited to swamps and twilight woods which no day illustrates, suggesting a vast and undeveloped nature which men have not recognized. They represent the stark twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which all have. All day …

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