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impulse from a vernal wood

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Lillassëa ~ many-leaved
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her gown is mortal, but her eyes are elven (-sidhe_etain)
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I was raised by the song of the murmuring grove
And loving I learned among flowers.
(-Friedrich Hölderlin, 1770-1843)

That tree whose leaves are trembling
is yearning for something.
(-Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, 1503-1575)

Who will go down to those shady groves
And summon the shadows there?
(-Loreena McKennitt, “The Mummer's Dance”, 1997)

I don't come from hell. I came from the forest.
(-The Huntsman, in The Company of Wolves, 1984)

A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible.
(-Welsh proverb)

Verde que te quiero verde. Verde viento. Verde ramas.
Green I love you green. Green wind. Green branches.
(-Federico Garcia Lorca, 1899-1936)

I am a small green leaf in a great wood.
(-Fiona MacLeod, 1855-1905)

And so she comes to dream herself the tree,
The wind possessing her...
(-Hart Crane, 1899-1932)


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My fawn's heart hangs from an arrow in a silver birch.
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"Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence. Being, then, is the dazzle each of us makes as we thread the dance of those three rhythms of our lives." (--George Santayana)

"It's possible that I'm all talk, but never underestimate my talk." (--chronarchy)

"...But there's always something. Because otherwise, there would be no song." (--Owain Phyfe)

"It's such a fine line between stupid and clever." (--David St. Hubbins)

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"I don't know what's wrong with me, but I'd better knock it off, because I'm really starting to get on my nerves." --mrghoul

"The first law of thermodynamics is, you do NOT TALK ABOUT thermodynamics." --me
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