liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

QotD: Wildness

To be wild is not to be crazy or psychotic.
True wildness is a love of nature,
a delight in silence,
a voice free to say spontaneous things,
and an exuberant curiosity
in the face of the unknown.

~ Robert Bly

Tags: beauty, improvisation, madness, nature, quality of life, sacred, silence, wilderness, wildlife, youth

Posts from This Journal “nature” Tag

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