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Posts tagged poetry

May 1, 2014

 

"There was a dandelion / With lovely fluffy hair / That glistened in the sunshine, / And in the summer air..."

Rhymes For Kids

We're reading a group of children's rhymes about flowers and spring.

March 27, 2014

 

"...I love spring, spring is new / It’s new blades of grass, it’s rain on glass..."

Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

March 20, 2014

 

The robin--a sure sign of spring!

Spring Musings

Spring is here, and it has inspired many a poet to write about the season's buds and blossoms.

March 13, 2014

 

A field of celandine poppies brighten up these woods. Spring has bloomed.

Spring Yellow: ‘Tis The Little Celandine

I think more poetry has been written about spring than any other season.

January 30, 2014

 

Two female mallard fledglings by a pond.

Ducks!

Undoubtedly, wildlife adds a different dimension to our flower gardens.

January 9, 2014

 

Named after the village's famous resident Rudyard Kipling, Kipling Gardens—an example of a traditional English garden—is located near Rottingdean’s village green and duck pond.

Quotable Quotes

“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb

June 6, 2013

 

Celandine.

Love Of The Woodland Poppy

Wordsworth obviously was as impressed with this versatile plant as we still are today.

May 2, 2013

 

The grave of Anne Bronte lies in St Mary's churchyard in Scarborough, England.

Impermanence

Flowers are symbols that reinforce our joys and mitigate our sorrows.

March 29, 2012

 

A colorful meadow of daffodils.

“The Shepherd’s Daffodil” – A Poem

Yellow is definitely the color of the month in my garden, and I suspect in yours.

March 22, 2012

 

Daffodils in bloom.

“To Daffodils” – A Poem

We wait all winter for the daffodils to bloom in the spring.

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