Closer View

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Looking far in front,

Generally seeing green, wide patch.

Coming closer with few steps,

Scenery reveal colours, more than green.

 

Then a few steps follow after,

Patterns seem pretend to flatter.

Your soul, your eyes, you want to see it hard.

When you bend and realise,

What could have slipped through your eyes.

Every single detail you try to see,

And I praise you for that,

Since not many will,

Stop for a moment and look closer at this dream.

Pure dews this time have caught your eye.

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In our busy life, these things seem obvious. Dews only slipp away, flower scents and colours fade away, trees seem to block the sun and grass you use for shortcuts. Of course, it`s our norm, we have to go places and often we are late. However, I know you have those five minutes to notice something pretty or something you find remarkable. That can be actions not only sights. That can be words or scents or sight of innovation. Notice, smile, create! It is Your day! 

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Blossom

Value of a single rose should be appreciated.

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Whole year roses put their all energy,

To blossom for You,

For a short time, but in all sincerity.

Not only bring some satisfaction to your eyes,

But also fragrances that will make you come back.

Roses in full bloom,

Beautiful and full of life.

They can stick you and won’t appear as beautiful.

But only for a while,

The view will turn your mind.

And after all, if you enjoy,

The fragrances they make for all,

You should accept the little thorns.

 

I never promised you a rose garden.

Only one true rose.

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I really like to visit parks in summer, especially where you can find all kinds of beautiful roses. That is my inspiration for this post (and it is also a weekly photo challenge for Ooh Shiny)! There is a park in Oslo called Vigeland Sculpture Park where you can find beautiful roses. In Lithuania you can find a garden besides Palanga Amber Museum, where I took these photos. Let me know of the beautiful parks full of different roses that I should visit one day! 🙂

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

Individuals

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Mirrors and shadows, sceneries and memories, love and thoughts.

One moment we make them, another moment we get them.

Life is unpredictable, unexpected, hard and beautiful.

With our thoughts we make our world,

As Buddha meant with happy applause.

If you are not controlled by your made beliefs,

Then you can feel completely free and enjoy yourself being happy.

 

We often talk in general, about groups of people,

Without looking deeper, into their achievements,

Individual souls and sweetness.

We make these theories that serve to our beliefs.

But they are wrong, and push people into making wrong decisions.

Because we start acting according to them.

So by starting to see everyone as individuals,

We will make a huge step forward. To you, to him, to her, to us.

 

The scenery you see here, and memory I feel,

Are mix of all these things, combined with gorgeous dreams.

You have to make your own decisions and live Your life.

No comparisons to others, embracing yourself is the key.

And you have probably heard this before,

But Love does wonders to your whole body and soul.

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My inspiration for the day is this book I read recently called “The Man Who Wanted To Be Happy” by Laurent Gounelle. I read the book translated into Lithuanian language. It inspired me to think and look deeper into reactions of things and how we perceive people and different situations. Positive thoughts and good attitude do not always come easy. Sometimes we have to look from aside and think deeper to realise.

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

You have to see this SUNSET

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Do you see yourself, searching for words,

This dream leaves you speechless…

When you do not find a word

That could describe what you see.

In front of your eyes,

Magic happens all the time,

But only sometimes you notice it.

When you are at the right time, at the right place,

With the right person, and the colours are great.

So which word floats on the tip of your tongue,

´Cause mine had a word insane, but the sound has a negative vibe.

Let`s change the word to outstanding, alright,

Because this sunset was unbelievable magical,

No filters are allowed.

I hope each of you, will experience the magic,

Try to find a place where it happens more often.

Sunsets in Lithuania, by the Baltic Sea is the place to be.

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I am so happy to share the best sunset I have experienced so far.

You are welcome to watch it in the PALANGA video: https://rutaantana.com/2017/07/18/lithuanian-sea-coast-palanga-video/

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

 

Mighty and Fragile

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Mighty nature can make us fragile,

Can make us helpless, like we don’t matter.

By we I mean people,

Our beautiful souls,

But what can we know, if we forget to clear our flaws?

You see,

Nature is also fragile to us,

As people can tend to ruin it in a flash.

Move of a finger, human being is in charge,

And nature is going for a makeover,

Called version extreme, for ever it lasts.

At least take a moment, to notice it, dear

All mighty and fragile,

In one single frame.

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Friendship

Friendships are very important for life.

Best to have a few, but 100% true.

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Why do some friendships last,

While others fall and crash?

I do believe in soulmates,

In souls that are related, in faith and good vibrations.

I do believe that friends should always equally care for each other,

Truthfully want to be with one another.

Honest conversations,

Dreams and motivations,

Constant inspirations,

Laughter and frustrations.

There is wonderful silence while together,

And you feel comfortable about each other.

And here comes different degrees of friendships

´Cause best friends can mock you

But always will love you.

And in the end, what matters the most

Is how happy you are and happiness you own.

They only want what is best for your soul.

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

One Day It is Reality, Another Day Beautiful Memory

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It is easy to get excited,

About something you are waiting for patiently,

About something you have missed or dreamed for a long time.

 

Firstly, the time seems to stand still,

It seems so far away it gets hard to keep you chill.

Then you try to not think of it,

Keep your mind occupied with other things that keep you real.

Here the time takes a serious step forward,

And the day you have waited for

Arrives with a blink.

 

Lastly the joy, takes over it all.

You laugh excitedly through the whole

Experience you have waited for

Hours, days, weeks, months, years…

With second blink you take,

Here it goes,

 

One day it is reality, 

Another day beautiful memory. 

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Summertime Colours and Smiles

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Can you think of a day

You would be content with it all…

Does it include love?

Your passion, peace, activities or a hug?

 

Summertime colours and smiles,

Bring some joy and healthy shine,

To your face and your mind,

To your soul as well, how nice…

Sunshine helps to keep it alive,

Spread the love around,

Because there is no time to hide,

The stage is yours,

Your life is your show.

Live it to the fullest!

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Vacation for You

 

What lies in the word – VACATION?

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A huge desire for relaxation,

Or having fun on exploration?

Letting go of your frustration,

Or simply getting to a different location?

Doing wild and cute flirtation,

Or being peaceful with meditation?

Knowing you don’t have to go to work organisation,

Or being at home without any temptation?

 

Vacation or holiday is a time when someone does not go to work or school,

But is free to do what they want.

Looking at words above you will notice a pattern,

Vacation basically means individual preference for being happy.

The time is yours, to travel or relax…

But the most important thing is to enjoy every second of it,

Because quality beats quantity.

 

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

 

 

Cherry Blossoms

Take a couple of minutes to notice the beauty spring has to offer!

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A place where people stop for a while,

Look up and stare,

For a couple of seconds, they stay there.

Then they take their phone or camera in hands

And smile for themselves,

Raise their gadgets like a glass.

One shot, two shots,

Did you get that perfect one?

Because nature show its beauty,

So strong in person though.

Take your time to capture it,

Also mental pictures are so great.

Magical nature, magic of nature,

No matter how you say it,

Cherry blossoms shine right now,

To You, To Me,

To Everyone who notices their beauty.

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana