Sunday, April 4, 2010

A few words of wisdom.....

The beauty of the trees,
The softness of the air,
The fragrance of the grass,
Speaks to me.

The summit of the mountain,
The thunder of the sky,
The rhythm of the sea,
Speaks to me.

The faintness of the stars,
The freshness of the morning,
The dewdrops on the flower,
Speaks to me.

The strength of the fire,
The taste of the salmon,
The trail of the sun,
And the life that never goes away,
They speak to me.

And my heart soars.

~Chief Dan George~

If you would like to learn more of this wonderful actor and writer, you can click here.


Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful poem and photo, Denise. Love the reflections in that picture.

Hope you all had a wonderful Easter.

Linda Reeder said...

A lovely message for this celebration of the beauty of spring.

Stephany said...

Beautiful photo and poem. I remember Chief Dan George from Centennial.

Self Sagacity said...

Looks so peaceful. Like an escape. I really enjoy this type of environment.

matron said...

I do not know Chief Dan George,will check out your link ,later,as I think this poem is lovely.I sums up how I feel about life.
Hope you had a lovely Easter.

jabblog said...

Lovely post. The poem is so full of peace.

Reader Wil said...

Thanks for the poem and the information about ~Chief Dan George~! What a noble face he has.

midwesttomidlands said...

Very nice picture and poem to go with. Both make me feel as I am standing on that same spot as you when you were there. I too love the feeling of being with nature.

diane said...

Great reflection. A very apt poem too.

mountain.mama said...

That's a wonderful poem. I love Chief Dan George in Little Big Man. I didn't know he was a writer too.

Craver Vii said...

Poetic. I hope he worshiped the Creator of nature rather than created things.

imac said...

Beautiful words and photo.

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

How lovely, I had not read that poem before, Denise and I'm so thankful that all these wonderful things do speak to me. A x

Patty said...

Hope you had a wonderful Easter. Love the flowers on your header, I can't remember the name of them.

Margaret Cloud said...

That is a very nice poem and the pond looks so tranquil with the trees reflecting on it.