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Laura Aikins Hatfield  “Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.” -D. Winnicott 🔸 All images and edits are my own.

some winters
will never melt,
some summers
will never freeze,
and some things will only
live in poems.
-Sanober Khan

In the end, I'm really interested in people and what we do with our short time here on earth. I'm interested in the human soul. -Luis Alberto Urrea

Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
-Rumi

We are sun and moon, dear friend; we are sea and land. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is: each the other's opposite and complement.
-Hermann Hesse

You are nothing but a flower opening, so that the whole is filled with fragrance through you. If you can drop yourself, those flowers can shower this very morning, this very moment.
-Osho, And The Flowers Showered Discourses On Zen

Scars show us where we have been, they do not dictate where we are going.
~David Rossi

...how a familiar room slowly changes colour as morning arrives.
-Louisa Thomsen Brits 🔸East cabin window light on west facing window. Have a wonderful Sunday!

One can follow the sun, of course, but I have always thought that it is best to know some winter, too, so that the summer, when it arrives, is the more gratefully received.
-Beatriz Williams

...she doesn't have to choose between being gentle or being fierce. Both exist in nature and both exist in her. -Steve Maraboli

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.
-Margaret Mitchell

It's like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.
-Patrick Rothfuss

Even
After
All this time
The Sun never says to the Earth, "You owe me." Look
What happens
With a love like that,
It lights the whole sky.
-Hafiz

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