Taking Time

Still – in a way – nobody sees  a flower really –

it is so small – we haven’t time – and to see takes

time, like to have a friend takes time.

Georgia O’Keeffe

Even the United States government loves the poppies of Georgia O’Keeffe:

This entry was posted in Art, Color, Etcetera, Nature and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

16 Responses to Taking Time

  1. David Elpern says:

    Nobody may see a flower — except maybe William Blake:
    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.

    Blake, who also knew the “sick rose”–
    O’Keefe captured the diaphanous quality of the poppies’ leaves —


  2. Pauline says:

    To see takes time – yes, indeed! And we DO have the time, we just choose not to spend it in looking…

    School ends June 22, and after a celebratory weekend with the grands in Andover, I will be home and free, free, free! I promised Cass I would help with the baby during July so as soon as I know when I will be in Florence, I’ll let you know and we can make plans. Cass and Ada want to meet you!


    • Touch2Touch says:

      Summertime —
      Guess the operative part is SummerTIME!!!!
      Can’t wait to meet The Fabulous Baby; I well remember from some years ago The Fabulous Baby’s Fabulous Mom
      And THOU —


  3. Rebekah says:

    Time is such an abstract concept … but it’s all about how we choose to spend it. We don’t know how much of it we have, so … as usual … I just do the best I can with my quota. I love that poppy.


  4. thirdhandart says:

    Great post! I’ve been a fan of Georgia O’Keeffe for many years.


  5. Julia Brumbaugh says:

    I live with a three year old, so we spend lots of time looking at flowers. It’s wonderful!!


  6. frizztext says:

    wonderful concentration on tiny things …


  7. Stef says:

    It seems like many things in life that are *truly* worth having take time… so the question is, are we willing to FIND the time?


I love comments! Thanks for coming by and visiting ---

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s