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Harbinger

Day Eleven of NaPoWriMo.* Today’s prompt: “write a poem in which one or more flowers take on specific meanings. “ And so: Harbinger You push through winter-hardened earth; herald of spring, though late winter snow lingers. A peek of green, … Continue reading

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Season’s Greeting

Spring came early. Daffodils sent up blunt shoots. Yellow buds perched atop short stalks. Pushing right through autumn’s detritus, spring defied winter’s chilly winds.   But winter sent a heavy-handed greeting: a caress of snow, an icy kiss of welcome … Continue reading

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Narcissus

“I never did like Narcissus,” he says, though I hadn’t asked for his opinion. “Narcissus? Why not?” I ask. “It is such a presumptuous flower, So simple – banal really – yet it pops up first thing in the spring … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 2.28.18

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on call

puzzling how plants hear nature’s wake up call so clear on this winter day The Daily Post one-word prompt: Puzzled

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cycle of faith

shoots push through the frost trusting nature’s promise that spring will soon arrive

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