amazement

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tulips, Polaroid SX-70

“When it’s over, I want to say:
all my life
I was a bride married
to amazement.
I was the bridegroom, taking
the world into my arms…”
– Mary Oliver

Gregory Colbert’s photos are truly amazing. {via Shelley Noble}

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10 Comments

  1. blackbird

    …and such a lot of broohaha over the Gates. Well enough, but Colbert’s photos at the nomadic museum? Not much press — I suspect they are the un-sung masterpieces in the city right now.
    Will report back…

  2. jules

    this picture is awesome!! do you sell copies of your photos?

  3. andrea

    Jules,
    I do sell my photos~
    thanks for asking!
    You can view my photo site here:
    http://www.superherophoto.com
    a

  4. michelle

    Hooray! Thank you for reminding me of how great Mary Oliver’s poetry is! She is amazing!

  5. kristal

    Thank you so much for posting the link to ashes and snow. I love elephants and collect them. These are by far the most beautiful pictures with elephants I have seen.

  6. Jodi

    That is one of my all time favorite quotes!

  7. jack

    beautiful photo. i went to colbert’s exhibit friday night. i cannot even describe how beautiful it was… so peaceful. it was surreal. the moments, the words of his letters, the interaction between human and animal. simply amazing; i need to go back.
    it’s not to be missed.
    you’re amazing too, a.
    jack

  8. Nicole Honner

    What a fabulous quote. And thank you for sharing that site- Gregory Colbert’s photos are amazing!
    Nicole

  9. Shawnnita

    I found your blog and website through Ali Edwards. I have to say about this poem and photo, Wow, it grabs me by the heart and makes it skip a beat. This is simply gorgeous.
    TFS

  10. emdot

    sigh. i love mary oliver. i don’t think i’ve read a mary oliver poem that has not reached out and tugged at my soul yet. thanks for sharing it and your always beautiful photos as well.

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