an on-line journal of international visual poetry
selections from The Calligrapher's Garden
The tree is wholly for the seed
and the seed is wholly for the tree.
Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)
The seed carries the tree within.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder (1744 - 1803)
I no longer want
to be a cloud
I want to be a tree
and to cling
to my soil.
Eugène Guillevic (1907 - 1997)
Without roots, a tree cannot stand.
The flower is always within the almond.
Henri Bosco (1888 - 1976)
A world of pain and sorrow
at the very time when cherry trees are blossoming.
Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)
The sun frolics
in the blossoming tree.
Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)