“It is very strange that the years teach us patience –
that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.”


Elizabeth Taylor

000 the pertinacious catDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2016.

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  1. “Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

    • Niriha Datta

      Perfect poem. I would not have had the author’s humility to continue on my way without trying the door and taking it upon myself to open it for the cat.

      • I thought long and hard about it as I was taking photos, but figured it would be best for the owner to let her in. The place didn’t look open yet (it was dark inside) which made me uncertain as what to do. And, had I a better command of the language I probably would have opened the door and asked…

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