North Sydney

Powerhouse

Powerhouse

red-star

Sunset in Peru

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

red-star

Image source

Peace

White Rose

red-star

Wanda rumba

Screen Shot 2014-10-08 at 10.25.55 PM 2

red-star

Image

Butterfly calypso

Rice paper or tree nymph butterflies

Rice paper or tree nymph butterflies

red-star

Image

As light clouds drift above

Routeburn Track, New Zealand

Routeburn Track, New Zealand

red-star

Song without words

Routeburn Track, New Zealand

Routeburn Track, New Zealand

red-star

Reverie

cumulonimbus_cloud

red-star

Image

Plaisir d’amour

White-Lotus-Flower-Exposed-to-Sunlight-Wallpaper

red-star

Image source

The moon, my shadow, and I

GreatWallMoonlightAudet1024

 

Alone and Drinking Under the Moon

by Li Bai (Li Po) 701-762

Amongst the flowers I

am alone with my pot of wine

drinking by myself; then lifting

my cup I asked the moon

to drink with me, its reflection

and mine in the wine cup, just

the three of us; then I sigh

for the moon cannot drink,

and my shadow goes emptily along

with me never saying a word;

with no other friends here, I can

but use these two for company;

in the time of happiness, I

too must be happy with all

around me; I sit and sing

and it is as if the moon

accompanies me; then if I

dance, it is my shadow that

dances along with me; while

still not drunk, I am glad

to make the moon and my shadow

into friends, but then when

I have drunk too much, we

all part; yet these are

friends I can always count on

these who have no emotion

whatsoever; I hope that one day

we three will meet again,

deep in the Milky Way.

red-star

Image