Capturing The Moment — A Sublime Photo Collage, “The Spontaneous Overflow Of Powerful Feelings”   Leave a comment

First posted July 31, 2014.

Becoming is Superior to Being

Organic Collage blogSublime Photo Collage — Images by kenne

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings:
it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity.”

— William Wordsworth (Lyrical Ballads)

The Character

I marvel how Nature could ever find space
For so many strange contrasts in one human face:
There’s thought and no thought, and there’s paleness and bloom
And bustle and sluggishness, pleasure and gloom.

There’s weakness, and strength both redundant and vain;
Such strength as, if ever affliction and pain
Could pierce through a temper that’s soft to disease,
Would be rational peace–a philosopher’s ease.

There’s indifference, alike when he fails or succeeds,
And attention full ten times as much as there needs;
Pride where there’s no envy, there’s so much of joy;
And mildness, and spirit both forward and coy.

There’s freedom, and sometimes a diffident stare
Of shame scarcely seeming to know that she’s there,
There’s…

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Posted July 30, 2019 by kenneturner in Information

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