Daily Archives: August 22, 2008

The tulip fields of Holland


Tulip Fields

At first glance, it looks like a giant child armed with a box of crayons has been set loose upon the landscape.


Vivid stripes of purple, yellow, red, pink, orange and green make up a glorious technicolour patchwork.

Yet far from being a child’s sketchbook, this is, in fact, the northern Netherlands in the middle of the tulip season.

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via Daily Mail | Stripes and Dots


James Dickey on Poetry

“Poetry is, I think, the highest medium that mankind has ever come up with,” he asserted in a 1981 interview. “It’s language itself, which is a miraculous medium which makes everything else that man has ever done possible.”

James Dickey | Poets.org

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