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Sunday, September 28, 2008

We Are Islands

It seem that gulls are haunting me. Yesterday on a trip to washington's crossing state park I passed this gull as we drove over the Delaware.
Your life is an island separated from all other islands and continents. Regardless of how many boats you send to other shores or how many ships arrive upon your shores, you yourself are an island separated by its own pains, secluded in its happiness”
Kahlil Gibran

3 comments:

LENORENEVERMORE said...

I thought it was a dead seal or something...hee* Definitely not a 'paradise island'.

Namnet said...

It looks like the island is moving forward to the gloomy tomorrow with its only seafarer on board.

Mike said...

Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities, without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for himself on this earth