Sunday, September 12, 2010

SECRET GARDEN

Let an unfettered imagination sow 
the seeds of possibility 
in the rich soil of your soul.
Pause to dream, to laugh, to love, 
then let passion tend the garden 
with faith, trust and a lot of pixie dust.
Fin
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
— Marilyn Monroe


Sunday 160 hosted By The Monkey Man.....Found Here!








photo found on tunblr,rodney smith, annaelenabalbusso


41 comments:

  1. So beautiful pictures and words.

    Wishing you a lovely sunday:)

    Berit.

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  2. All the pics especially the first and second just touched me and those last lines say it for me. You amaze me always sweet Joanny and thank you for always checking up on me. As for the twitter comments you can always see them on the blog as where it says my twitter page :)) xx

    Wild Rose~

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  3. That, er... first photo kinda freaked me out for a second. Hah!

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  4. faith love and pixie dust...smiles. beautiful...and hope it grows and grows...

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  5. Beautiful!! That's the way I would love to live my life too! And I try my best at keeping it that way too..

    This is a melodious, lovely and soothing 160, Joanny! And the images you've chosen, are magical!!!

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  6. This was a magical 160. It gave me just enough fantasy to make my day special.

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  7. J...you are now ON IT (if that is what you meant? And I am glad. Your blog is SO truly worthy. I'm in a hurry, or I'd write a "blogment"--aren't YOU the lucky one--grin!
    PEACE!
    Steve

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  8. Ilove how you blend the images and your words, very magical.

    PS
    Marilyn Monroe said some of my favorite things, and this one is a new favorite.

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  9. What a marvellous post, Joanny! Your words are so wise, I especially liked your first stanza...it had a clarity, a refreshing profoundness and a beautiful rhythm. And the first photograph is quite, quite wonderful.

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  10. perfect post Joanny, the lines..the photos..touched this intimate spot in my soul,i really enjoy your writing so much, Wonderful world you paint with few words and a whole new vision..:) tight hugs darling :))

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  11. Who knew Marilyn Monroe was such a philosopher. What a beautiful post on your part. That top photo is remarkable.

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  12. I can always use some pixie dust.

    My 160 is here.

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  13. There is nothing that's not possible when you have pixie dust. Bam!

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  14. Brilliant... such possitive words for a Sunday!
    :)

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  15. Imagery and words do tend to complement one another...your presentation and style definitely captures attention.

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  16. The first picture is amazing! With respect to drago tree-I am worried that it would not survive in our climate, it became cold and there is still not heating at house...

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  17. Can't get over these photo's you get.
    It is like visiting a fairy world.
    Love the pool one , The couple would make a great painting..
    Yvonne
    XX

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  18. I hate boring! :) Great pics...great words!!

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  19. I had to look up “pixie dust”. OK I found it and of course I know Tinker Bell and her sisters!
    As usual, a lot of imagination here with words and pictures … and a nice MM quote!

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  20. You weave a spell of beauty and enigma..what could be better?

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  21. I am enjoying this post so much. As soon as I comment, I'm go8ing back to reread and enjoy some more. Very inspiring. thanks!!!

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  22. Faith and Trust are two things that bring utter peace and joy if you can truly experience them! The first image is gorgeous! xx, Kelly

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  23. Joanny, You are beautiful in all that you are and write.

    Thank you dear one for your much inspired comment to me! You are apart of the POETRY I paint, for if not for bloggers like you I would have a hard time finding the sould in the piece.
    will return taking in your beauty :)
    xoxo
    Friend
    Dore
    Designer in interior designs & art

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  24. This tasted like honey in the taste bud of my reading senses...5star general, Joanny.

    Cheers.

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  25. Amazing Joanny..... go on with this very good work.

    Regards, Joop

    Thanks for your nice reaction by my poppy pict. it's indeed the same poppy as in the sidebar.

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  26. Ah, beautiful words and images, Joanny.

    I wonder which of these two you prefer? I have two versions of the same poem and cannot decide which... (both in different sonnet forms)-

    http://lukepraterswordsalad.wordpress.com/2010/09/13/beauty-and-the-beast/

    Warmest Salad

    Luke

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  27. ...touched by pixie dust... lovely pairing of words and pictures...

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  28. Wonderful as ever Joanny to see your collection of photos and words, so beautifully put together. I am with Marilyn!! Carla

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  29. ... and you are so very good at spreading pixie dust, Joanny. Nice poeming ... Thank you. That first photo selection is inspired.

    Loved Marilyn. Good quote ...

    Happy days. Hope all is well in Oregon. Friends just came back from Crater Lake and raved.

    Jamie -

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  30. How honoured one must be hearing this read aloud.

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  31. words are incredible and images vivid, just fabulous. love it.

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  32. I absolutely adore the first image.

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  33. Now that is inspiring. Thank you so much, Joanny. You always seem to possess the right words...

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  34. Yes, it is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. The life is too short!
    Regards!

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  35. I love a good garden, the garden of one's soul or the garden of one's back yard... either way I love to while away the hours gardening. My only regret is that I have insufficient time.

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  36. the secret garden deep within surely needs much nurturing for it to thrive... but then that's what we all take for granted sometimes. lovely images for a lovely poem!

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  37. Loved your secret garden... with such beautiful words, the images came alive. Liked it...

    Have you read the book "the Secret Garden"?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Secret_Garden

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    At Twitter @VerseEveryDay

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