now…and again, in verse

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Fall encroaches on Summer
not an ending
… a new season dawns.

© Sometimes, 2017

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Fall gently nudges
as Summer takes a bow
opening a new show in town.

© Sometimes, 2017

VERY GOOD DANDELION CLOSE

the culmination of flowers
not faded…but making room
for the next generation

© Sometimes, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newcomers Posing for Pics

 

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First seen as an anonymous “red blur.”   
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I’ll call it the Red Blur Rose.     There was a bright red Cardinal that exited the tree when he saw me before I saw him.   No time for the camera.

 

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love Daisies….
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but they are prolific and persistent…off the “chop” list though until the blooms are finished.
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The Winterberry I call Gentleman Jim
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recognize this tree?
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unidentified perennial
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Clematis
lily buds
Future Day Lilies
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The obligatory Cat

 

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I swear this Lantana was originally pink.  

 

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Tall Ageratum
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Dad’s Plant lives in the house all winter. A remembrance from my ex’s funeral in 2001.

dreaming daisies

 

when the snow
covers the meadow
in silence
so profound
dreams of daisies linger long
after petal fall

© Sometimes, 2017

The Shadorma is one of my favorite poetic forms.  It consists of six lines…                  of 3, 5, 3, 3, 7, and 5 syllables…respectively.