“I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

Monday, August 15, 2016

My Garden in Late Winter

Already the tubular blooms
on the orange trumpet vines
are wilting, are less profuse.

The flowers of winter
that brighten my cold garden
begin to give way to what will come –

the starry pale pinks
that will dot the other, intertwined vine
when spring has fully arrived.

Though this is still officially winter,
here in the sub-tropics, always
it overlaps with spring.

Some flowers are deceived and start early, 
like those deeper pinks in the pot over there,
which Amanda gave me, budding already.

#awakeaugust day 15


  1. if flowers can be deceived, so can we!

  2. Here is the surprise of fine detailing. The seasons are given a general slots and yet. When the right time occurs the seasons themselves are given to their specific blooming

    Thanks Rosemary, for sharing this delightful poem at Monday Writes

    much love...


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