5.20.2011

Listening to the Subtle Voices







have you considered
listening to the subtle voices
the ones in the wind
that are kin
to the floating of the clouds
that are kin
to those sprouting from the soil
that are kin
to the swaying of the trees
that are kin
to those walking upon earth
that are kin
to whom fly in the sky
that are kin
to the mountains rising high
that are kin

to the heart in your chest
and all life
to each drop of mist
like a kiss
they are kin


to the seasons as they dance
also kin

have you considered how listening to the subtle voices
would touch your heart
and mind
how it would move you as you walk
and you talk
have you considered
listening
~

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62 comments:

  1. You are great whit the poem and photos. The last one was amazing. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I have no clue what this lovely little bud is but I am in awe at the beauty of both your photos and words.

    As usual.

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  3. Magical and stunning! Is the first photo of horsetail? I've never seen one before. The last photo looks fit for a faerie queen - it resembles a jeweled crown! Theresa

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  4. yay HI Tammie..what a beautiful post..gorgeous prose..like a song!
    And breathtaking photos..the last is my FAVE! wickedly beautiful!
    Victoria

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  5. You may be kin to All you see,

    But you are one of a kind to little ole' me.

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  6. Kin, all! What a joyful thought.

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  7. So pretty and SO true! The still small voice within, never lets us down. Lovely post Tammie!

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  8. I too thought the first two might be horsetails - we have a lot of them here, but I've never looked at them quite so closely. The last photo is stunning - nature's jewels!

    Your poem is perfect too.

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  9. Yes. And thank you, I need to go do some listening!!

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  10. mmmmmm... yes i have considered listening!

    oh, i love horsetails... so beautiful, tammie, everything...

    xoxo

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  11. Yes! Listen and breathe.

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  12. Hi Tammie. Just checking in to see what you're up to. All beautiful...and how awesome to get those bear pictures!

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  13. oh Tammie!!! these are amazing!!! and your verse...wow!!! I need to listen more to the subtle voices!!!!

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  14. What a lovely way to start my morning, reading such words and looking at such pictures. Thank you.

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  15. ...beautiful poem, Tammie. I love how you wove the interconnectedness of all. (Really cool photos too...)

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  16. Lovely photography, Tammie Lee... but it was your words that really got me this time! I cannot express as eloquently as you the effect of nature on my soul, but I do feel it. And I do listen :)

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  17. Fantastic photos!! and words that make me think.. and yes, you are right! :) It's good to listen and you are the clever one! :)

    Nice weekend to you! :)

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  18. AnonymousMay 21, 2011

    Oh Missy Lee - such beautiful photography. You take something that most people wouldn't even notice and place it before us to rejoice in. You're a true artist, thank you for sharing. xoxxoxo D

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  19. Wonderful photos, and wonderful words to live by!
    Your macroshots are so beautiful Tammie - and so are the photos of the bear! Must be a moment you will never forget, to see this magnificent animal!

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  20. what enchantment...the photos, the poem that all lifted my heart higher. thank you for sharing sweetie~
    xoabigail

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  21. -) I certainly have . . .

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  22. WonderfulPicture
    GoodCreations

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  23. Oh the top one looks like an ice cream bar with nuts. Yum! The last one is amazing. it almost looks surreal! Great photographs, Tammie. Of course.

    Ooooooooohhhh! I received something fabulous and wonderful in the mail today!!! Thank you to my very special friend!!! :) I will write soon! Tsup!

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  24. thank you one and all, so fun that you are enjoying these up close intimate peaks of Spring! I certainly am!!

    Ces, you silly girl, an ice cream bar and yum. Well I have heard that horsetail is beneficial, but I doubt so yummy as an ice cream.

    yea, mail arrived.

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  25. Such symmetry in the photos and the cadence "that are kin" connects all beautifully. (I have definitely considered listening, Tammie.)

    I'm trying to decide what the dew is resting upon in that last photo? It is something pink and hairy but what!

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  26. You shoot some amazing macros - I get quite envious! :-)

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  27. Beautiful Tammie. Its always a treat to visit you here. Happy Sunday! xxJ

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  28. You listen with your eyes as well Dear Tammie! How exquisite! Lovely, Lovely! Delicate little dancing mushroom. Yes, to listen to all that is so kin to our hearts . . . I should love to hear the subtle sounds of the growth of the fungi and the melting of those tiny droplets. Thank you for sharing your astounding talent in images and words.

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  29. Wonderful photos, especially the last one!

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  30. Wonderful photos! As usually :)

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  31. Tammie your raindrop photos take my breath away and this latest pink beauty is just outstanding! And the horsetail is as beautiful in its different way too.

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  32. such absolutely touching and deeply wonderful pictures my dear!!! nature art at it's best!

    warm hugs and a lovely week for your,

    isabella

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  33. Superb details in these photos Tammie!

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  34. Beautiful! The last photo, I liked very much.

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  35. the last image is amazingly beautiful!

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  36. A beautiful post in every way.

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  37. I like the first shot - it looks like some kind of funky ice cream cone and i want a bite.

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  38. Dear One~ so very moving is this poem ... and the images, exquisite! xo

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  39. What exquisite shots and thoughts. The mist in that last shot is magical!

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  40. Wow Tammie, fantastic as ever. Is the plant some kind of Horsetail?
    ( I don't know the Latin name!)x

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  41. Excellence in image and words. I think the second image embodies your words best. Zen...Tao...

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  42. Great macro shots. Love the detail and DOF (especially on the first photo) is great.

    I found your blog link for Monday Macro over at Lisa's Chaos.

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  43. Sometimes I look at your close ups of nature and I swear they seem almost alien! Somehow you've managed to captured them from such bizarre angles that I can't imagine they really exist in our world.

    All beautiful as always, Tammie. oxx

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  44. I think that when you live someplace where spring comes so slowly, it becomes second nature to listen and watch for the smallest steps toward summer.

    Your photos and words say that beautifully.

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  45. Those things that are kin are exactly why I like to take quiet walks.
    A well-deserved POTW!

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  46. So beautiful! The words and the images...a kin!!
    Congrats on your POTW
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  47. Hi Tammie,great pictures.
    I've finally found out how to take super macro on my Canon Powershot but haven't yet had a chance to take anything interesting.
    I doubt whether I'll ever match your wonderful images though.

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  48. came over from Hilary's POTW. WOW! the first photo opened and i immediately thought of banana pudding with nilla wafers in it. :)

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  49. Wonderful shots and words!
    Thanks for sharing;o)
    Hope you are having a nice and happy week¤

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  50. Congratulations on your POTW!

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  51. Oh my goodness,what amazing and very beautiful photos!
    You sure have a gift and ey for these. TALENTED!

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  52. Aaaaawwww! I love you! tsup! Sorry, not today, but next week on June 2nd. I am celebrating it with my sister who shares the same birthdate. Thank you for writing it down. Heheheheh. Tsup!

    And also thank you for the wonderful cards. I am framing one of them. Tsup!!!

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  53. Ces,
    how funny! I wonder why I wrote down today. But that is ok, I say celebrate for a month, let the celebrations begin!
    Oh my, are you twins or the same date different years? That is amazing. And fun for celebrating.

    Fun that you are framing one. fun fun.

    birthday love to you!

    T

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  54. Tammie estuve enferma...perdona mi ausencia, besos.

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  55. Nice and smooth tones and excellent texture. That I love color. I like raindrops.

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  56. Love the poem Tammie! And the last photo is really an eye candy, so beautiful!:D

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  57. I can close my eyes now and keep in my mind these precious images..and I can listenning the subtle voices of nature..thanks Tammie ,it's just simply beautiful..:o)

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  58. Is that a giraffe's neck? ;)

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  59. Dear Tammie,
    I have missed your posts! Always you inspire me to be the best I can be.Thank you.
    Your images speak and I do listen.......
    Thank you for a wonderful evening of catching up.
    Each post so lovely. Each poem straight from your heart to mine.
    Mamma squirrel made me happy.
    Happy Solstice.
    Namaste,
    Sherry

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie