The Deep Heart’s Core

William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939), Irish poet...

William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939), Irish poet and dramatist (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The poetry of life. It can make you laugh or cry; throw something in disgust; or stare blankly out a window, pondering new meanings. However you react, poetry effects you. I have favorites for different moods. One I cherish most is entitled “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” by William Butler Yeats.

As you read this poem, let the words act as a paintbrush, drawing the scenes in your mind. Let your imagination flow with it. Feel the desire, the longing, the wish for a simpler life in a simpler place. In our own busy, hurried lives, full of people and things demanding our time and attention, Yeats offers us a chance to escape. Continue reading

Welcome to the Ramblings of an Eclectic Mind!

Abandoned meander (2 of 3)

Abandoned meander (2 of 3) (Photo credit: Darkroom Daze)


Happy to have you join me here on Wednesdays. The title of my blog should give you a little idea what to expect from me. Actually, it implies you’ll have no idea what to expect from me! Lest there be any doubt, let me clarify my thought process and lifestyle with a couple of definitions:

A walk without a definite route, taken merely for pleasure;
To wander around in a leisurely, aimless manner:
To take a course with many turns or windings;
Straying from one subject to another.
Wandering, Meandering, Sauntering, Stroll, Amble Continue reading