A Festival of Flowers

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A Festival of flowers

A dance of petals and blooms

A serenade with springtime

Ushering summer in soon.

Wendy/2013

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Spring

dress rehearsal

a floral celebration

of the first morning

Heaven

Wendy/2013

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snowdrops have arrived

white pearls of early springtime

winter adios

Wendy/2013

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In the garden of life

friends are the wind chimes

that ring faithful and true

in winter winds or skies of blue.

Wendy/2013

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years on bended knees

answered prayer calls out my name

faith is rewarded

Wendy/2013

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I was so excited to post some of my flower pictures that I decided to go through my poem satchel and publish a bouquet of them too – so I’d have an excuse to post several sunny shots of spring colors… I hope these made you smile!

Sunny Blessings ~ Wendy

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PS – The second poem is my first Elfje! ย Thank you to a blogger friend for teaching me about these on your blog.

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63 thoughts on “A Festival of Flowers

  1. Love your festival of flowers, especially on this first day of spring.

    Thank you for visiting my blog today. I appreciate the time you took to stop by. May your day be filled with joy and peace.
    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

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    1. Mary, thank you for your kind words. Reading your recent post about the woods has reminded me that I need to visit one of our local forests soon. It’s been two weeks since my last woodland walk.

      Blessings dear friend ~ Wendy xo

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  2. Some of my daffodils are poking up, but not yet blooms. I need to trim my butterfly bushes, which are sprouting new greens. With spring the joys of the garden.
    A delightful bouquet.

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  3. Hi,

    I’ve chosen you as one my favorite blogs for the Versatile Blogging Award. Please see my latest post for info.

    Blessings,

    Michael

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    1. Thank you, Michael! Congratulations on your award. I do a thank you post occasionally for nominations, as I do not participate in awards any longer. I appreciate you kind gesture.

      Blessings dear friend ~ Wendy ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. We had a particularly gloomy winter (sunless) and I am so happy to see the flowers… This week has been mostly rainy but I am focused on the blooms now! Thank you for your nice comment, Freya.

      Blessings dear friend ~ Wendy xo

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  4. What a beautiful bouquet of flowers and poems! You out did yourself . .and delighted my heart today! Thank you for the blessings and God bless you!
    p.s. Wendy, would you be interested in a twitter length poetry contest? No entry fee and the payment would be that you won. haha! And you get 20 postcards printed out with your poem on them. I just think you would be good at it. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll check back later, to see if you’d like the info sent to you!

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  5. WOW, Wendy–there’s so much good stuff here, I’m overwhelmed and so blessed!! The flower photos are very welcome–and your poetry amazes me!! Now I think I need to check out that poem form I’m not familiar with–you’ve set me a challenge, maybe! God bless you to overflowing–love, sis Caddo

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  6. Stunning, Wendy!!! One thing I miss about having a snowy winter is these first signs of spring. It would always bring such joy discovering these treasures surfacing from the sleeping ground.
    I think I will go for a walk to the beach looking for our signs of spring here in our 68F/17C degree weather–Hey!!! What am I talking about? I am looking at a sign of spring out my window as a mother dove is relaxing with her fledgling who is having difficulty flying. I will try and post pictures by tomorrow. I’m having a lot of difficulty with my computer right now. Now I’m really rambling.
    I love the photos–especially the first two!!!!
    Cheers from SoCal!
    ~Nina

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  7. Your images are absolutely marvellous, Wendy – a liturgy of joy and beauty; And your words so poetic and full of beauty as well. Thank you. Wonderfully uplifting.

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  8. thanks for the flowers today and your words that accompanied them ๐Ÿ™‚ I am heading out the door to do some more shoveling … yikes … I will keep your post in the forefront of my mind … makes the job a little easier ๐Ÿ™‚ thank you, Wendy

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    1. Thank you, Heidi, for your lovely and gracious comment! It is raining a lot this week, so I’ve set aside my garden spade as I had been turning over the soil in the raised vegetable beds… I’m keeping an eye on the flowers to cheer me up. ๐Ÿ˜‰ May we both not injure ourselves as we shovel snow or soil.

      Blessings dear friend ~ Wendy xo

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I enjoy a word in season, so I'd love it if you added an apple to the bowl.

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