Friday, August 25, 2017

A Parthenon of Nature

Dr Abe V Rotor
Living with Nature School on Blog 

                        
 A Walk Among the Trees, in acrylic by th author. (c.2000) 
Sacred Heart Novitiate, Novaliches QC 

I liken these living columns the temple of Nature 
     that make sacred all creatures big and small,
Bestow reverence to life without exception,
     Lo! except to Homo sapiens since his Fall.

The Parthenon, enduring symbol of Ancient Greece, 
     of democracy and western culture and pride - 
"The glory that was Greece" remembered in ruins,
     and "the grandeur that was Rome" in archive.  

   Ruins of the Parthenon of Athens built in 447 BC in honor of goddess Athena, (Wikipedia, photo by Steve Swayne)

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