Danny James

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Even if one cannot interpret the worthwhile qualities inherent in wet weather, it is still a good rain nonetheless, that reminds of the more companionable and traversable moods of the elements, and heightens the gladness when visited by once more. Nature bestows that one prepares for, and can thus be found in all Her temperaments an appreciation and value, if one looks.

333

A quiet place to read, perchance write, is all need one seek in a heaven.

332

Brooding to my own wild considerations, unassailed by authoritative bid to commit my talents to any higher worthiness supposed, so attractive is the truth thus retains that by strange contrary, the greater reach is wrought, over time.

331: My glowing daybreak friend

My glowing daybreak friend, from the nearest reachable greeting point of this shifting globe I lunge thee toward with unbearable stillness, and will, with all the wishing might of a child at Christmas Eve, for a quicker revolution and that cardinal glimpse of thy gladdening light jovial patience rewards.

330

You already know your souls need. There are no obstacles but what you must leave behind, to acquire.

329: Light reveals wonder

Hurling toward thee, o herald of the Auroral sky, I bring news of many revolutions. So much has changed again, I wonder if you’ll perceive me anymore, as much to myself am I unfamiliar anew. But o, the things you must have seen of the world while I slept. How fares my neighbours on the other side? What colours of expression will you carry for the impression? Our reconciliations bear an amnesic appeal, that every colloquy is the first and no other and we are at once the oldest of friends and loving strangers, by attached we know not what.

Bondi, 2013

Bondi, 2013

328

Be not to yourself forgotten. More than is figurable can you count, and impress a disruptive authority over any unjust and illogical order, if you would rather than recline with vanity, firmly stand on the belaboured foundations of your wiser convictions.

327

To rise and write, of Natures process. Good days here begin.

326

A man who, being both true and good; who perseveres the task of his significance, independent and uninterfering: before any grand sun-scorched sierra, disintegrating star or unimaginable bliss here or later, may well be the uppermost of miracles, on this great globe of inexhaustible enchants. Yet, how the baser marvels apprehend, and we vilify the silent hero.

325

Patience? My time is short.

Alexander to Aristotle, Alexander the Great (1956, film)