"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Monday, February 01, 2016

Magpie Tales #304 1-31-2016

Adolphe Valette
Provided by Tess Kincaid 
 
Somber thought
We never learn from our past
Dark days ahead
~~~~~

10 comments:

Helen Killeen Bauch McHargue said...

Short and to the point. In those day of Valette's painting all they had were dark, smoggy, smoky days.

Stephen Hayes said...

I'm not familiar with this artist. It's one of the more somber Impressionist paintings I've seen.

brudberg said...

I think we know the back-alleys better than the streets.

Linda said...

I echo Stephen's comment. :)

Kutamun said...

This comforts me somehow , a romantic era is returning , while reason heads for its long sleep

messymimi said...

Certainly if i saw the world that way all of the time, i'd feel very somber and sad and hopeless.

Kathe W. said...

Fortunately Mimi I don't feel that way most of the time, but this image certainly made me think about the events going on right now.

Susan Anderson said...

Hoping you are wrong, fearing you may be right.

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whenwordsescape said...

Somber indeed.

humbird said...

Somber...but we can change it by looking at it with smile...maybe