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Saturday, May 19, 2007

love


To feel the love

of people whom we know

is a fire

that feeds our life.

But to feel the affection

that comes from those

we do not know

is

something still

greater and more beautiful

because it widens

the boundaries of our being

and unites all living things.


Pablo Neruda

17 comments:

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

The picture is beautiful and goes so well with the poem.

floots said...

thank you so much for this
i love neruda - encountered him first through christopher logue and his "red bird" poetry and jazz e.p. (before your time i'd guess) :)

QUASAR9 said...

And here's smiles & hugs flowing your way
Wishing you a great weekend and a magical day

Pat Paulk said...

Love Neruda. Thanks!!

Carol said...

hugs back to you...Thanks for stopping by and sharing this lovely poem.

Lorna said...

trinitystar,
Yes, a beautiful picture and verse. It made me think of the way I feel when a perfect stranger smiles at me. I, in respond, smile back and continue to smile at those that I meet. hugssssssssssssssss

Janice Thomson said...

Excellent choice Trinitystar...I too enjoy Neruda's work. Love your pic as well...the colors are soft and tranquil. Beautiful.

polona said...

great words.
i can relate...

hugs!

gautami tripathy said...

Neruda sure knew what he was saying. I love his poetry.

Thank posting it here..

ann said...

one of my ab fab favs... I love his work, his words and his sentiments

This girl is said...

love the poem....its nice, serene and meaninful....love ur pics also...they are awesome...

bye & take care
ashh

Kai C. said...

lovely

Anonymous said...

Dr Johnson suggested that it is good to meet a new person every day.
Rob (Mmmmm)

Keshi said...

ty for the link Trinity!

And this verse is BEAUTIFUL!

Keshi.

Shruti said...

Beautiful,
Love can really change our life..
Take care..

trinitystar said...

thank you everyone for you kind comments much appreciated. :o)

Liz said...

Beautiful post, :) as always :).

Hugs
Liz