“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
– Henry Miller
“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” ― Frances Burnett, The Secret Garden
This was once carved in stone above a fireplace in Wisconsin. I only remember the first stanza—
It may be never, it may be soon,
But I hope that it will be some afternoon.
I’ll hear a step on the creaking stair.
I’ll open the door and you’ll be there.
Keats’s Grave, by William Bell Scott (Photo credit: Martin Beek)
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE ( 1749-1832 ) (Photo credit: frank carman)Image taken from page 288 of ‘Goethe’s Italienische Reise. Mit 318 Illustrationen … von J. von Kahle. Eingeleitet von … H. Düntzer’ (Photo credit: The British Library)
“Every day one should at least hear one little song, read one good poem, see one fine painting and — if at all possible — speak a few sensible words.” ― Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Whatever you can do or dream you can do … Begin it now (Photo credit: symphony of love)
[I’ve been in the garden, waxing poetic, and not having any luck solving the clues in THE Poem…..]