“It was as if the sun had been stolen. Only thin ribbons of light seeped down through the green and milky air, air syrupy with the scent of pine, huckleberry, and juniper. Hovering over everything was a silence as deep as the trees were tall.” ~ Avi.
Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses. ~ Alphonse Karr
If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. ~ Loren Eiseley
Life can be prickly…bloom anyway! ~ Unattributed