The Wisdom of Walking Away

The Wisdom of Walking Away

…wet road…but the sun is up…cold wind blowing…walking meditatively…then a bird…eyed it for a couple of minutes…aimed my camera…flew away…did several clicks before it disappeared…the wisdom of just letting go…an inward teaching…and then I walked away with streaming thoughts and lots of questions…

(*took this shot at Charles Sauriol Conservation Area, Toronto, Ontario)

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About Virgilio Gavia

Interests: poetry, photography, writing (prose and poetry), walking/hiking, reading (non-fiction and books of poetry) drinking coffee and herbal teas, camping, fishing, contemplating, solitude, silence, traveling, faded jeans, meaningful conversation, wabi-sabi, haiku, tanka, Jazz, Classical, oldies, all the books of Thomas Merton, Joseph Campbell, Thomas Moore, John O'Donohue, Mary Oliver, David Whyte, Mark Strand, ancient Chinese and Japanese poets, The Bible, spirituality, philosophy, psychology, sociology, history, humanities and the arts.
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2 Responses to The Wisdom of Walking Away

  1. chrisbkm says:

    I think Virgilio, that a walk with you would be a very pleasant experience!

    • …same here, Chris. hope we can do it. i imagine Basho and Thoreau and John Muir…and that of the ancient Japanese and Chinese sages and poets who walked silently under the cover of clouds and fog…

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