Day 209. Circles

In March 2013 on March 9, 2013 at 11:11 am


Nature centres into balls,
And her proud ephemerals,
Fast to surface and outside,
Scan the profile of the sphere;
Knew they what that signified,
A new genesis were here.

This poem – part of an essay entitled Circles – comes from Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882), an American essayist, lecturer, poet and champion of individualism.

Today I found circles on the beach.






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