Friday, May 15, 2009

Steer for the deep waters only

A cool quote by Walt Whitman that I think about sometimes when I am learning new things and trying to adapt them for use...

"Sail Forth- Steer for the deep waters only. Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all."

This quote and other writings by Walt Whitman were used in Ralph Vaughn Williams' first symphony - A Sea Symphony, which is also really cool.

1 comment:

Anita C. McCants said...

I read on your twitter page
that you wondered if you will
ever get to ask David Bowie what
does "the serious moonlight" mean.
Maybe he will get your inquiry if
it is addressed to the following