"THE AIR TODAY WAS SWEET" - The Leaves Of Grass


Smell the sweet aroma of freshly cut hay around our county these past days. The mowing and harvesting.

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. - Walt Whitman

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge. - Thomas Edison

I am the mown grass, dying at your feet, The pale grass, gasping faintly in the sun. I shall be dead, long, long ere day is done, That you may say: "The air, to-day, was sweet." I am the mown grass, dying at your feet. - Margaret Gilman Davidson, Moritura

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. - Henry Miller

Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows by itself. - The Gospel According To Zen

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass. - Rupert Brooke

Grass is the forgiveness of nature - her constant benediction. Forests decay, harvests perish, flowers vanish, but grass is immortal. - Brian Ingalls

Every blade of grass has it's Angel that bends over it and whispers, 'grow, grow. - Talmud

Here I come creeping, creeping everywhere; My humble song of praise Most joyfully I raise To Him at whose command I beautify the land, Creeping, silently creeping everywhere. - Sarah Roberts Boyle, The Voice of the Grass