Tuesday, February 8, 2011

sharing the love with... jennifée

Cliché in red
cliché in red by jennifée  

Some have won a wild delight,
By daring wilder sorrow;
Could I gain thy love tonight,
I'd hazard death tomorrow.

-- From the poem Passion by Charlotte Brontë

Clichéd? Over-the-top? Cheesy? Oh yes. The above quote and photo can be accused of all these things and more, but it doesn't matter. Sometimes life is dark and grey, and seems to consist of an endless sequence of ordinary days, and then I take some time away from everything else to treasure and celebrate everything passionate and colourful. And I don't mean romantic love only, but my love for photography, the ocean, putting words on a page, storytelling, life.

On the other hand, what sustains me through those ordinary days is the stillness of quiet love. The comfortable silences together. Coming home after a stressful day to a favourite meal ready on the table. The tattered pages of a beloved book, frequently re-read. Wade's photo speaks to me of that quiet love, the love that makes my shoulder muscles relax as I lean back and take in another slow sunset.

Thank you for reading my words, and a big thanks to muse Kat for asking me to write them.

Visit tomorrow. Suki will be sharing the love with her muse... Rosina.

With love from Jennifée

~29/365~ {explore}
~29/365~  {explore} by  DocUNC


blue elephant photography said...

love all the little hearts bokeh ♥ and the couple sitting so peacefully in love =)

justine said...

I love both these pictures, they are so lovely.

Simone said...

Absolutely epitomises valentines, love all your sprinkling of hearts!!

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

What a great shared quiet moment.

gina said...

Lovely post, Jennifee! I like the contrast between the passion of the first photo and the calm love in the second.

Anna said...

Very beautiful post and photos!

jennifée said...

Thanks everyone - so glad to be asked to share my thoughts with you here <3

Oliag said...

What sweet sweet photos! It can never be too cheesy:)

Deanna said...

sweet, sweet thank you so much for sharing your thoughts.

Holly { Soupatraveler } said...

wonderful job!!!! just love that gorgeous looking candy and wonderful choice of shots! you can feel the love!

maureen said...

Lovely post, I love that poem and your photo. Both photos are lovely images of love. Thank you for musing with us today.

Kirstin said...

Both such lovely, sweet, sweet pictures.
Thank you for sharing.

Beth Crocker said...

I sent some love your way muses! Check out my blog...

Kat Sloma said...

Love, shown two ways. Both beautiful. Thanks so much for musing for me today!

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