Recently discovered and already one of my favourite bloggers, Cosme of BCLPhotography – great posts and great photography, if you don’t know his blog you really should – has invited me to join an interesting new challenge, posting a favourite quotation over 3 consecutive days and inviting 3 other bloggers each day to join in. Thanks for inviting me Cosme!
My second quotation is the first part of the famous poem by the extraordinary visionary William Blake. Having spent so much time reading novels I freely admit to having little knowledge of poetry and up until quite recently not too much appreciation of a good deal of it apart from Shakespeare. I find I’m becoming more and more interested however and these first few lines from Blake’s ‘Auguries of Innocence’ have stuck with me since I first heard them, I find the words and the ideas they express so incredibly beautiful.
To see a World in a Grain of Sand,
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your Hand,
And Eternity in an Hour
Thanks to Mr H for the loan of the hands!
For my three nominations – there is no obligation to join in, I know a lot of people just don’t have the time, but it’s nice to have an excuse to mention some of my favourite blogs whether they’re able to participate or not!
daysandmonths – Kaz is another recently discovered blogging acquaintance whose lovely photography of her Australian homeland I really like.
theartofquotation – Douglas Moore is probably already known to many people for his wonderful art blog moorezart but he also runs this excellent blog full of inspiring art quotations from all genres of the arts.
shpics – I know my 3rd nominee won’t be able to join in because he’s away for a while but this is a blog to check out if you don’t know it already, great photography and a wicked sense of humour.
For the participants the rules are simple – just post a favourite quote over 3 days, mentioning the nominator 🙂 and nominating 3 other bloggers to participate – have fun!
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