Red Bloom


Rays from the sunrise drew forth the buds and stretched them into long stalks, lifted up sap in noiseless streams, opened petals, and sucked out scents in invisible jets and breathings.

—Thomas Hardy


Today I passed this gathering of tulips, this surreal field of red in bloom. There were hundreds of petals open under the overcast sky, the sunlight dripping between the waves of gray. I had to stop and marvel at the evidence of spring.

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Categories: Inspiration, Journaling

2 Comments on “Red Bloom”

  1. May 6, 2014 at 5:37 am #

    Ooh Thomas Hardy. You lucky fish. :)

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