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Ode to Spring

“Spring comes: the flowers learn their colored shapes.” –  Maria Konopnicka

“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” –  Lady Bird Johnson

“The Earth Laughs in Flowers.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I will be the gladdest thing under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.”
–  Edna St. Vincent Millay

“It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.”  –  William Carlos Williams

“Each flower is a soul opening out to nature.”  –  Gerald De Nerval

“And ‘t is my faith, that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.”
–  William Wordsworth

“Each flower is a soul opening out to nature.”  –  Gerald De Nerval

“In friendship’s fragrant garden,
There are flowers of every hue.
Each with its own fair beauty
And its gift of joy for you.”
–  Friendship’s Garden

— Contributed by Sandy Burr  all images © Sandy Burr