Purple

“All other colors are just colors, but purple seems to have a soul.” — Uniek Swain ironic union power of red, peace of blue royalty, mourning *   *   * Showstoppers ~ Dinnerplate dahlias pack rich, solid color into deep purple blossoms • Photo and Purple Haiku* by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese … More Purple

Solidarity

“True happiness comes from living life in harmony with all that is.” — Gail Lynne Goodwin tiny blossoms stand in unity with others harmony proclaimed *   *   * Harmony ~ Lilies of Valley photo and Solidarity Haiku* by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, … More Solidarity

Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch. – Yoshida Kenko

As if to dress the winter marsh, cattails turn their cigar heads into a white and fluffy mass of seeds, ready to drift off in the wind and build new colonies for spring. * * * Photo credit: Mary O’Connor © 2013