Night, Night

Donning Winter’s coatSummer’s sparkle retreated –Garden is abed. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

Read More

First Signs

Green sprig, crimson pop –ornamental precursorto giving season. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

Read More

Ho, Ho, Oh No

Winter’s impatiencecrowns Autumn’s bearings with white –early Santa’s cap. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

Read More

Autumn Berries

Where leaves have vanishedberries remain, nourishmentfor feathered migrants. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

Read More

Maple Leaf

Tracing the lines of your perfection,I remember, childhood discoveries –wax paper and hot iron,the smell of fresh raked pranks,and what it means to be Canadian. I no longer make leaf art,nor partake of Autumn cleanup,but I have not forgottenthe power of your symbolismand how far we have yet to go. (For Cee’s Flower of the […]

Read More

Power of a Rose

How is it that a rose knowssecrets buried deep –that softness of hue,hardiness of bearing,can elicit such sentiment,unleash nostalgic ache? (Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day. Image from my garden.)

Read More

Summer Stragglers

Other blooms may fade,succumbing to Autumn’s chill –Snapdragons stand tall. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day.)

Read More