Archive Sunday – Exaggerating the Truth?

Ah, a big man I had to be

from myself, I had to flee

an exaggerated fool is me

An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
Kahlil Gibran


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  1. Are you referring in part to the recent news article about the rare owl they found?/

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  2. Reminds me of gossip… once spoken is very difficult to retract.
    Lovely owl. My son has some owl nesting boxes in his yard. Build a new one but the owl preferred an old rotting squirrel box. Show me a photo of the owl sitting on her eggs!

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  3. So true! I love Kahlil Gibran! ๐Ÿ™‚ โค

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  4. I love the quote and your poem.

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  5. What a beautiful post! I love Gibran and I just love that owl.

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  6. Excellently observed ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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  7. Well done.

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  8. Great post from picture to poem to quote. A winner all the way.

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  9. Thank you, Patricia!

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  10. Awesome photography ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒท

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  11. Poignant ๐Ÿงก

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