“Every ultimate fact is only the first of a new series. Every general law only a particular fact of some more general law presently to disclose itself. There is no outside, no inclosing wall, no circumference to us,” –Circles by Ralph Waldo Emerson 1841.
“So take off your shoes, child, and take off your hat. Try on your wings and find out where it’s at,” – Golden Road by the Grateful Dead 1967
“In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in streets or villages. In the tranquil landscape, and especially in the distant line of the horizon, man beholds somewhat as beautiful as his own nature,” – Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson 1836.
“There I feel that nothing can befall me in life, — no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God.” –Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson 1836.
Trees join the earth and the sky, embracing the heavens with their up-stretched arms.
As one day begins to prepare for the next, we are treated to its dazzling departure.
“In the evening baby, when the sun goes down. Ain’t it lonesome, baby when your love is not around? When the sun goes down.” – When the Sun Goes Down by Leroy Carr
The landscape tears the sky as the sun sets, leaving a black void where the ground meets the light.