Monday, September 10, 2007

Wings of the night wind




"I want to do the right thing, but often I don't know just what the right thing is. Every day I know I have come short of what I would like to have done. Yet as the years pass and I see the very world itself, with its oceans and mountains and plains, as something unfinished, a peculiar little satisfaction hunts out the corners of my heart. Sunsets and evening shadows find me regretful at task's undone, but sleep and the dawn and the air of the morning touch me with freshening hopes. Strange things blow in through my window on the wings of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny."

~~ Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967)

2 comments:

lou in denver said...

how beautifully befitting..
both the poetry and photo..
one to another..
dj, you've done it again..
my heat sings!!!
lou

BaysideLife said...

BEAUTIFUL, JUST BEAUTIFUL.
YOU CAPTURED WHAT I LOVE MOST ABOUT LIVING HERE--UNRIVALED SUNSETS!