Poems about belonging to a place
Belonging Quotes (395 quotes)
Look for foundations of sea-worn granite, my fingers had the art To make stone love stone, you will find some remnant. Such dwellings are the nursery of all domestic virtues, and without a becoming home the exercise of those virtues is impossible. They give the first throb to the heart, and unseal the deep fountains of its love. Home is the chief school of human virtue. Its responsibilities, joys, sorrows, smiles, tears, hopes, and solicitudes form the chief interest of human life. Baum, The Wizard of Oz.
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You are still learning that beauty blooms in the darkest of places, like the flower whose roots grab hold of the soil deep underneath the ground, yes, you will rise like the stem, and open your petals to the sky. I am but one in this atmosphere. One person. One smile. One body on these legs. One heart beating furiously in my chest.
In spite of this fact, it is good to know that the home of your youth is still there. It is nice to know that our parents are still living there, and that your bedroom is just as you left it. This provides a certain of stability as you struggle to build your own house and home. Eventually it is likely that your parents will sell the family home and begin their retirement years. You may feel that that the home that you have established has fully become your real home.
Submit your work, meet writers and drop the ads. Alyssa Underwood Nov The Long Way Home. Unconsciously we hope they might restore to us a taste of paradise, taking away our fear and shame and isolation. We yearn to go back but, alas, we cannot get in from there. We ache to connect to beauty, to be desired by it as much as we desire it, and Jesus is the only door by which we may enter. He is the Beauty, and all the rest are simply there like pealing bells to arouse our hearts to Him and tell us that He is coming for us.