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the natural world as my religion (from an aethiest)

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Sep. 27th, 2005 | 09:57 am
mood: contemplative
music: Rebellion (Lies) - The Arcade Fire

For All
Ah to be alive
on a mid-September morn
fording a stream
barefoot, pants rolled up,
holding boots, pack on,
sunshine, ice in the shallows,
northern rockies.

Rustle and shimmer of icy creek waters
stones turn underfoot, small and hard as toes
cold nose dripping
singing inside
creek music, heart music,
smell of sun on gravel.

I pledge allegiance

I pledge allegiance to the soil
of Turtle Island,
and to the beings who thereon dwell
one ecosystem
in diversity
under the sun
With joyful interpenetration for all.
~ Gary Snyder

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Lisa Yaeger

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from: lisayaeger
date: Sep. 27th, 2005 10:45 am (UTC)
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I love it!!!

:-D

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Anxious Audrey

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from: audrich
date: Sep. 27th, 2005 11:27 am (UTC)
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Me too!

I *adore* this line:
Rustle and shimmer of icy creek waters

What a wonderful mixture of sibilant sounds :D

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