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Category: Poetry and Arts

The Road Not Taken

There are times in our lives when we seem to come to a fork in the road. We need to make a decision. Go left, or go right. In some cases, there’s no difference and our choice is of little consequence. They either lead to the same place or even if they don’t, nothing notable happens on the chosen path. No new cherished memories are made. No personal growth is created. However, sometimes it can really make all the difference and can have a real impact on our lives.

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Living In A Painting

Evening Journey, by Evgeny Lushpin

Evening Journey, by Evgeny Lushpin

Have you ever looked at a painting and wished you were there? Wished that you were living in the painted scene because of the peace that it brings or the motions it stirs in your heart? Have you ever wondered if the painter dreams as if you dream and if such places and scenes actually exist in real life?

The above painting is called Evening Journey by Russian painter Evgeny Lushpin.  He is quite talented and his works reflect serene scenes, typically in a European setting either in the country, city, or small villas. I absolutely adore the painting. For me, it paints a picture of a calm, peaceful evening after a light rain. The people in their homes are settling down after a long day and those in the trolley speak amongst themselves as they head to their destination, maybe to meet some friends or wake a lonely walk by the pear. The weather seems cool, perhaps with a slight breeze. For some reason, in me it feels like the beginning of a love story. The painting is soothing. It is beautiful. And it is romantic.
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Flower Art

Wonders Of Creativity …… ”Beautiful Art”

Posted by Wonders Of The World on Thursday, August 11, 2016

I found this on a facebook page, Wonders of The World. I think it’s pretty and very creative. I like art (though I’m terrible at it!), but appreciate how creative some people are.

I hope you enjoy it.

Windy Day

Windy day

What can be said of a windy autumn day?

The wind blows, the leaves rustle coming to life

again for this brief moment the moving air dances with them and breathing new life into

them as if to say, “Wake up! Experience life once more.”

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