Thursday, August 18, 2011

FSO: Match the Quote

The Friday Shoot Out this week is to take a quote and match it to pictures from around town.  Being a big fan of quotes, I like this challenge.  I talk about my love of language in my previous post Why I Love Poetry.  Unfortunately, I will have to choose some photos from my archive since I lost the charger to my camera battery.  I had to order a new one that hasn't arrived yet.  I couldn't resist the creative challenge of this topic, though, so I hope you don't mind!
"And all this time, the river flowed Endlessly to the sea"--Sting (from his song All This Time).  I love this song and consider it part of my personal gospel.



 
 "There are two means of refuge from the misery of life - music and cats." ~Albert Schweitzer





 "I think it pisses God off when you walk by the colour purple in a field and don't notice it." Shug from The Color Purple I never saw the movie but the book is one of my all time favorites and is by Alice Walker.




"The caged bird sings with

A fearful trill of things unknown
But longed for still and his
Tune is heard on the distant hill
For the caged bird sings of freedom." --Maya Angelou from her poem I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Here's the link if you want to read the entire poem: http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/maya_angelou/poems/494
She also has an autobiography called I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings which I really enjoyed reading.

I hope you enjoyed!

12 comments:

  1. I so too agree many of the people now don't even bother to see the beauty of nature. Great post thanks for sharing!

    Match it

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  2. These are, all of them, awesome quotes. The color purple, the love of animals, the respect for nature, are all full of wonder.

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  3. Beautiful quotes and photos.

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  4. I watched part of the movie because I wanted to watch Oprah. But I had to go and pick my children from school, so I never finished watching it.

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  5. I had to come back again and copy the quote about the colour purple. I must borrow it for my blog one day.

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  6. You have wonderful taste in quotes and I'm glad you were able to find such good photos to match them!

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  7. A wonderful selection -- and no need to apologize for dipping into your archive. I used to feel guilty about doing it until someone commented, "What else are archives for?"

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  8. I like the caged bird sings the best.

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  9. Loved The Color Purple and Maya Angelou also. Great photos and quotes.
    QMM

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  10. These are great Lean. the last one is my favorite though.

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  11. The colour purple or the caged bird - can't decide. Love both the quotes and both the photos you chose to illustrate them. Ummm. No, I'll be here all night....both of them!

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