..or is it the bridge that floats above the river, reuniting lost friends and lovers?The shimmering light on a slow, dark stream. The dull gold is broken up, fragmented, by the stream into a number of smaller circles, then stars, then points of white light and finally they disappear into the hidden depths....and then the sun is reconfigured, as if all of the points were gathered up together again in a loving embrace...and this process of flux and stillness repeats itself, endlessly, eternally. Perhaps it is the ceaseless movement of the stream that allows such an image to form in my mind; it is hard to know what keeps the sensations together otherwise. Without constant change it is doubtful whether there would be a reflection at all. Or perhaps it is the other way around, perhaps we only see the ripples of light and the passing of time because of the permanent presence of the sun?
those are amazing photos--they seem to be the threshing machine of all life
aah beautiful. I just want to dip my hand into the computer screen!
Beautiful images and sharp words. The river in which we live and move and have our being....
oh Black Sun, I don't know. But maybe the wondering gaze is all that we need, no answers at all. this "maybe", and your "perhaps" - there are times when I want them in every sentence that I write.[except in Japan, where it is exasperating - to state something as definite, to assert it as a matter of fact is considered rude, so they keep everything in this suspended mode of being. which means that they will use "maybe" in english for everything, trying to express whatever complicated and refined politeness formula they have in japanese, even if you ask them such simple things as "are you hungry"... I don't know why I'm telling you this :-) I've just remembered it, thinking about the beauty of "maybe"]
thank you all for the comments, they mean a lot to me...
aiii. this blog format does not do justice for your words and images...i would like to have one big room for each single post you have up...i love this post here and the exchange in the comments. funny what you say about how it is in Japan. maybeland. how come no link to archives on the frontpage? i was looking to start from the beginning...but i guess it does not really matter...what you have is not suspended by time, is it?
thank you for coming by, Mien! but how did you manage to access this old post? I thought I had removed them from the site, hmm :-) no, it is just that I wasn't sure whether I should go on blogging but it seems now that my blue journey will take me back here, I have found many friends and amazing worlds which I would miss otherwise - and yours is surely one of them!and I'll put my archives back soon :-)