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May 1, 2013

Grander skies do not exist

Filed under: Uncategorized — Kathryn Colestock-Burke @ 11:55 am
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“Down sank the great red sun, and in golden, glimmering vapors

Veiled the light of his face, like the Prophet descending from Sinai.”

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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“One day,” you said to me, “I saw the sunset forty-four times!”
And a little later you added:
“You know– one loves the sunet, when one is so sad…”
“Were you so sad, then?” I asked, “on the day of the forty-four sunsets?”
But the little prince made no reply.
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

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The display is breathtaking, every single evening. It is simultaneously mundane and miraculous, always beckoning me to the porch for the last few moments of each day. Apricot and periwinkle, magenta and tangerine, colors of life and delight and laughter, best shared with one you love.

[Colors have not been altered on any photo.]

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3 Comments »

  1. Oh, that quote from The Litte Prince is one of my favorite parts! Gorgeous.

    Comment by westerner54 — May 1, 2013 @ 12:48 pm | Reply

  2. Sumptuous silences . . .

    Comment by leroque — May 1, 2013 @ 1:08 pm | Reply

  3. you have a cat now????

    Comment by john — May 2, 2013 @ 11:31 am | Reply


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