not be seen from the valley
Over every mountain there is a path,
although it may not be seen from the valley.
into the wild
“I read somewhere ... how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong, but to feel strong ... to measure yourself at least once.”
(Jon Krakauer, "Into the Wild")
close to the Snæfellsjökull
peace in your violence
I found peace in your violence
can't show me there's no point in trying
I'm now one, and I've been quiet so long.
(Brian Fallon, Peace)
Gletscher bilden einen Kryal genannten Lebensraum, in dem beispielsweise Biofilme, Schneealgen und Gletscherflöhe leben.
some say fire
Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
Even Castles made of sand,
fall into the sea,
everything I need
Everything I need
is right here in my hands
right here in my hands
(Melissa Ferrick, "Everything I Need")
does not fade
“There is a loveliness to life that does not fade.
Even in the terrors of the night, there is a tendency toward grace
that does not fail us."
(Robert Goolrick, "The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life")
net of wonders
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
I don't even know where I've been
Until I'm up and I'm gone again
Forever traveling this road I'm on
How long can I sing the blues?
Ain't worth what I have to loose
Paying up these god damn dues
On the road I'm on.
(Ryan Bingham, "The road I'm on.")
three shades of black
I work in three shades of black.
“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”