Category Archives: Flowers

Oestra and the woodland

A walk in the woodland With a sharp eye to see The beautiful pasqueflower Wind born and free It’s feathery sepals A sentinel who Is a signboard to Spring When the coolest of dew Hangs from the leaves It’s a … Continue reading

The early riser

An early rising met with a surprising violence She Is suffering She’s feminine in flight Clearly wanting nothing of what is this early roughness As the Tedium of Winter tries to smite Her waxy green leaves coping with this fury … Continue reading

Snowdrop

It blossoms in wild February When doubtless snow and rain And even hail may come to fall All part of a chain Of events each dainty drop of snow White blossom on a winters day If upright it would catch … Continue reading

Wind flowers

Anemone or wind flower It ornaments our woods It grows by shooting clusters Downwards And it’s little hoods On slender stems Are modest Are delicate and frail Stoop and try to touch it’s petals When it suddenly can pale Into … Continue reading