1. “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  2. The earth has music for those who listen.” ~George Santayana

  3. "Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance." ~Carl Sandburg

  4. "To Simply Be"

  5. "And in this moment the rain came

    If you’re wondering where I got the “BOKE” tumblr title from It is taken from a Japanese flowering shrub. (Japanese Quince) It grows in my garden during spring and fall. The flowers are bright orange red in colour. “Boke” in Japanese also means clueless, unaware or simply… stupid.

  6. "In Blossom Today Then Scattered"

    28 years ago today, my little brother passed away… Rest in peace my little warrior. 

  7. "Come In"

  8. March 2014 Ikebana Project: Japanese Boke (Quince) & Daffodil Leaves

    "Change only takes place through action, not through meditation and prayer alone." ~Dalai Lama

  9. "Red Burrito"

  10. "A Journey to Time"