Posts tagged ‘flowers’

March 1, 2017

End of Summer – Cinquain

by irinadim

Today 1st March is the first day of Autumn in Australia.

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Murraya or Orange Blossom is now in bloom in my garden.

Copyright Irina Dimitric 2017

February 25, 2017

A glimpse of Spring

by Jem Croucher

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I caught a glimpse of Spring
on the ground the other day
as a host of flowering crocuses
gathered there to say
that the sunshine’s getting warmer
so it’ll really not be long
before the sound from every meadow
is the voice of Springtime song

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December 29, 2016

Simple

by Jem Croucher

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Flowers bring
simple pleasure
always to be found

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October 27, 2016

Flowery Feels

by Nick Anthony

wilted-roses-ashley-millerWilting petals fall,
Leaving my autumn heart bare.
A cold winter comes.

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October 24, 2016

Real or Artificial

by Miriam Hurdle

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Real flowers –

Imperfect,

Evolving,

Unpredictable,

Surprising,

Life!

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October 17, 2016

Oh Rain!

by Miriam Hurdle

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Heavy rain pours in the morn of two to four,

Warm air lifting the clouds dropped the temperature.

Drip drop drip drop on the roof,

Sounded like a hypnotizing sooth.

Woke up to fresh misty air,

Hastily made a visit to my garden,

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August 23, 2016

Iron, Undress and Grow in the Garden With Me

by Renwick Berchild

Iron of dress, without meadowsweet tenderness,
Give up your ghost to me now, and we shall all bow down weeping.

Close to the creeping, I secure my hat,
Pick up my boots and walk
To the lavender-times, when I lived by my nose,
When I touched my crown into each rose and
Loved red.

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July 24, 2016

The sun, some flowers and a smile

by Jem Croucher

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Nasturtiums and Geraniums
in the bright sunshine
Taking pictures of them out there
because all of these are mine
Oranges and yellows
offset by splash of pink
All looking pretty lovely
and splendid, don’t you think?

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July 13, 2016

Woman in the Japanese Zen Gardens

by Renwick Berchild

Pollen breaks like water against your neck,
the garden hydrangea shifting beneath your tender caress.

I believe I have seen you someplace. Seen you
waltzing through the flames and the ghosts of the Downtown Proper.

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June 30, 2016

A month of flowers

by Jem Croucher

 

June has been a month of flowers
with a new poem every day
There’ve been a few old favourites
and some surprises on the way

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June 28, 2016

Beach blues

by Jem Croucher

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Took myself for a walk on the beach
for an hour at lunchtime today
There were seagulls out there sunbathing
and blue flowers on display

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June 15, 2016

The boy and the bindweed

by Jem Croucher

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Walking out at lunchtime
I saw down at my feet
something from my boyhood
and a memory was piqued
Bindweed on the way to school
white flowers on the way
Picked and popped at passers’ by
on every summer’s day

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May 19, 2016

Tender Blush

by Morgan

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Tender Blush
Of Shy Sweet Colour,

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February 20, 2016

All My Loves

by 50djohnson

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Waking in the morning to majestic marshmallow clouds floating so gently by

Changing, ever-changing as if by the Master artist, painting from on high.

Wafting fragrance of bacon and coffee filling every nook about

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November 29, 2015

No Corners

by Venkat

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Here lies a garden
With no corners
No greener
Or browner

Here lies a garden
With flowers
None higher
Or lower

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October 7, 2015

The Cyclamen Choir

by Jem Croucher

 

In many shades of mauve and pink
poised ready there to sing
A field of cyclamen grew wild
reminding us of Spring

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October 5, 2015

The Turning

by Jem Croucher

 

Turning now
the green will fade
to liquid gold
of Autumn shade
Past equinox
less sunlight hours
But warm enough
for many flowers

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May 17, 2015

Flower Child Haiku VIII

by KeiB

 A scent too fleeting
Sweet memories of springs past
Captured in fragrance

~ kei, The Eclectic Poet
17 May 2015

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Every spring captured and ever to be savoured… ©Karin Bole Tupper

 

April 22, 2015

Smoke

by Lakshmi

your eyes were like myna’s wings and dark
with distress and delight stamped into the iris
thin phantom white hair like cotton in the light
smoke above us in weaves and ash scrapings

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January 20, 2015

Warmth

by Jem Croucher

 

White clad fields and frosted leaves
Ice upon the ground
Clouds of steam escaping from
The people all around

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November 10, 2014

Nasturtiums

by Jem Croucher

 

Nasturtiums do not like the cold
They do the same thing every year
Just the merest hint of frost
And they just wilt with fear

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September 15, 2014

Garden

by Jem Croucher

 

We love our little garden
It is more or less complete
Charming in the winter
But best in Summer heat

We have roses here and lavender
Jasmine on the wall
Virginia Creeper on the fence
Turns red as leaves they fall

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July 28, 2014

A Flight Too Soon

by Venkat

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crimson, orange, pink, blue
patterned firm, soft velvet too
slender, stunted, open, wide
warm folds, graced as a bride

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April 21, 2014

Floral

by sc0pic

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Petals rich, lemon and crimson
Curled and curved and poised for lust
Withstand the winds and rains of April
Powdered lightly in pollen dust

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April 19, 2014

Crimson in a Yellow World

by russtowne

 

The garden in front of our home
Is graced by many rose bushes.
My Beloved
Lovingly
Planted them
Many years ago.
I now nurture them.
Gorgeous yellow blossoms
Explode from a whole row of them
Vibrantly glowing in the warm sunlight,
Petals quivering with delight
From caresses of a gentle breeze.

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February 2, 2014

Morning Newspaper

by Venkat

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My dear morning newspaper
Your news feeble as a taper
Tired I am with negative news

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July 2, 2013

Persistence

by Martha L Shaw

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Sprout

Leaf

Thorny stems

Buds

Blooms

Aroma of love

by Martha L Shaw – © 6-30-2013

March 18, 2013

Spring Is Doing Her Thing

by russtowne

Purple cluster

Lilly

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