Monday, May 3, 2010

Echoes of Many Voices

Within this very moment
And seven scores past
Echoes of many voices
Upon pages in words cast
Hearts aquiver, souls in quest
Thoughts, perceptions, truth
Love, purpose, to hail our behest.

Longings, reflections, grace and gratitude
Within wisdom's heart be they ever mine
Words of thinkers, lovers, the moods of a day
And the touch of the known Divine.

Rose Marie Raccioppi

"Words are things, and a small drop of ink
falling like dew upon a thought
produces that which makes
thousands, perhaps millions, think."

Lord Byron, 1788-1824

My son Christopher lovingly gifts to me

"The Finer Things of Life"
A Compilation by H.S.
The Rosemary Booklets
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.

A collector's booklet treasure

"The Finer Things of Life," Book Photo, CAR, Collectible Clicks, ©Rose Marie Raccioppi, 2010.


  1. So cool. So thoughtful. That is absolutely beautiful. Can't wait to see it in person. What a wonderful Mama's Day present. I am so happy for you.
    Wonderful Mother that you are. Wonderful boys that you have.
    Have a wonderful Mother's Day Week, my dear friend.
    Drink in the love..... just for you. Your friend, always, Clare

  2. Thank You Dear Clare,

    The booklet, "Finer Things of Life," is such a delightful collection of quotes. As you can gather from the photo, pages and leather cover, so very old and so very very fragile, yet holding words to endure.

    And on to you- A Mother's Day in total celebration...

    ...and here a quote from this little treasure...

    "God has sunk souls in dust that they may thereby burst their way through errors to truth, and through faults to virtue, and through sufferings to bliss." Engel dear Clare, Bliss, Bliss, Bliss it be!!!


    Oh such a beautiful gift from the heart of your son to you his Mother. there is no better offering. No other proof or testimony required for such is the truest of all compliments and knowing.

    Happy Mother's Day to you my dear friend.

    Love Gail

  4. Love is the only thing that is really worth anything

  5. YES, Lawrence... LOVE ~ it defines all purpose, all joy... and in this moment shared, fulfillment...

  6. Gail, Your loving friendship, understanding and knowing care, are indeed the splendor you ever share...

    In gratitude,

    Rose Marie