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Paean to Beauty
The trees in shade before the darkling sky
Toss about their leaves in the evening breeze;
Thin wisps of cloud, illumined from beneath
Drift lazily through the deep azure sky:
Now white, now burning red, now sinking low
Beneath the earth's edge, yellow and purple.
To the eye that looks, the eye that stands open,
There is no lack of wonders to behold.
Even amidst the ugliness and fumes
Of a rotting and decaying countryside,
Beauty still shines forth, ever herself.
I see her in the smile of a friend;
In the melancholy remembrance of past joys
She abides; and in the agonizing
Recollection of old sorrows now past—
Both long since left behind and ever-fresh—
There also has Beauty her dwelling-place.
The washed stones at the edge of the salt-sea:
They declare her no less loudly than these.
And the worn stones standing row on row,
Marking the resting-places of souls now at peace—
These are not foreign to Beauty, nor was she
Foreign to those now interred deep below.
Beauty, the e
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Daniel H. Arioli
United States
Current Residence: Irving, TX
Favourite genre of music: Folk, rock, classical, jazz, bluegrass
Favourite photographer: Bartman & Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: Anything featuring good composition and contrast.
Operating System: Mac OSX
MP3 player of choice: iPod Classic
Wallpaper of choice: Bamboo.
Skin of choice: Human?
Favourite cartoon character: Charlie Brown
Personal Quote: "Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Haven't posted anything in ages. No time! Maybe I'll get back on it, soon. I'd love to be doing photography, but instead I'm working, reading, writing, teaching ... and never stopping!


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ulivonboedefeld Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011
thx for the fave :)
izaabelal Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank You!
alexandramaria Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you for all the attention! I'm happy you like my work :) :hug:
FrodiusMaximus Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2011
It's excellent.
golldie Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
Thanks for the fav :)
Serafinelly Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2011
Thank you so much for your support :)
izaabelal Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks! :)
LittleKiffen Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
Thank you for liking my work! :)
RonsoAdonai Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconiranhappy: Thanks for the :iconfavmeplz:
midnightsunflower Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010
Thank you! I happen to adore Texas, yes there are pretentious, snooty people - but you have to admit that you'll find that everywhere. And we have beautiful sunsets :)
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