Saturday, February 27, 2010

Fair hopes

Fair hopes
Clouds of snowy blossoms,
flushed with tints of rose;
sheaths of brown which opening
tender leaves disclose;
Buds of fairy beauty,
grouped in perfect sprays
these are coming for us
with the sweet spring days.

author unknown


  1. Lovely - thanks for sharing and giving those of us under the blanket of snow hope for spring.

  2. that was simply and utterly beautiful....the photos the poetic thoughts....very nice, I just adore these kinds of posts!

    have a great night
    ciao now!!!1

  3. Love your photos, Lorrie. You have captured the essence of those blossoms.

  4. Oh how beautiful! I can't wait to see things like that in my yard....hurry spring!

  5. Oh, oh, oh, how inspiring! Just what I needed this morning!!! You take the most beautiful photos!! Love, Silke

  6. such a beautiful post for ttoady...thank you! I am indeed feeding the poor little creatures in my yard as it is snow covered and they have nowhere else to look for food!

  7. oh, mille grazie for this!!! there is spring in this country somewhere!!! and such a lovely little poem to accompany such delights!