My Heart Soars

 

The beauty of the trees,
the softness of the air,
the fragrance of the grass,
speaks to me.

The summit of the mountain,
the thunder of the sky,
the rhythm of the sea,
speaks to me.

The faintness of the stars,
the freshness of the morning,
the dew drop on the flower,
speaks to me.

The strength of fire,
the taste of salmon,
the trail of the sun,
and the life that never goes away,
they speak to me.

And my heart soars.

 

— Chief Dan George



Categories: Green

9 replies

  1. Beats the heck out of today’s headlines.

  2. What a pity you don’t have Chief Dan actually speaking those words, wouldn’t that be the greatest?
    Well I think it would. I can sort of hear it in my mind.

“I cannot be an optimist but I am a prisoner of hope.” ~ Cornel West

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