"The older I grow the more do I love spring and spring flowers. Is it so with you?" ~ Emily Dickinson
Blossoming Pink (Select the photo to see in a larger format)
Blossoming PinkPink flowers in spring
The sun's descent is a little bit later in April. Its special light gives soft illumination to the changes that April brings. Changes that we have awaited with tense patience since the end of winter.
We wait, watch, and anticipate as we watch our favorite plantings. Passing a favored bush, we check for the potential of buds daily. Then they appear. It's not overnight. The perception is that the slow progress may not be happening, but it is. And then, the glorious color of pink appears. It is here. In the soft afternoon light, the harbinger of true spring i
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“Spring: A lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.”
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Pink Flowers In Fluffy HailFlowing bush in rain and snow
The flowers bloom and then fluffy hail falls from the Rhode Island sky. What is "fluffy hail", you ask? I see that hand at the back of the room. "Fluffy hail" falls from the sky like the snow of winter, but one is so looking forward to spring that they enter a denial.
So these flowers are not covered in melting snow in April. This is melting fluffy hail. The denial embraced in full. The beauty is not diminished.
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Pink Flowers In SnowFlowering bush in rain and snow
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