Saturday, March 10, 2007

Rows of Rainbows

come and take a walk with me
no need for scarves or gloves
a simple sweater will do just fine
the sun shines bright above

the ground is clothed in winter white
the trees are dressed up too
a lovely fragrance fills the air
under the sky of blue

each path is lined with many trunks
and canopies of color
with rows and rows that go for miles
two hands that hold each others

be sure
to tuck
a flower
in your


Anonymous Sophie said...

What a wonderful post and beautiful photo┬┤s!!

Loving you!

XO Sophie

11:37 PM  
Blogger daisies said...

what a soul filling walk! these photos with your words, radiate beauty ...

12:54 AM  
Blogger Jemima said...

What a stunning sequence of photographs.

I especially liked the one where there are stripes of fallen blossom and the trees that shed them towering overhead.

The sun is shining on me. There's blossom somewhere. It's ok.

1:15 AM  
Blogger Vanessa said...

these photos are amazing.
i love that you have been back to the same spot again and again, strolling through the seasons and all that beauty!

2:04 AM  
Anonymous suzie q said...

So exquisitely beautiful, Darlene. Wonderful,wonderful post! Thank You.
Much Love, Suze xXx

2:19 AM  
Anonymous poet said...

awesome shots. breathtaking and peaceful. inspiring words. take care of you. sending warm and fuzzies

3:30 AM  
Blogger gracie said...

stunning photographs.... looks like spring to me! What a beautiful place to be.

3:44 AM  
Blogger Susannah said...

the sight of all that blossom makes me unbelievely happy this morning. I saw lots of magnolia trees bursting into bloom as i drove around yesterday - i might have to take a page out of your book and go photograph them while they last. hugs to you beautiful xo

5:43 AM  
Blogger Shaz said...

So Beautiful Darb xx

6:16 AM  
Anonymous Teresa Sheeley said...

Beautiful poem, beautiful photos! I would walk with you anywhere!

Oh I can't wait for my orchard to blossom. It's coming soon!

Love You!!

6:25 AM  
Blogger Deb R said...

Wow, those photos are amazing! And I'm just sitting here imagining the fragrance in the air. Aaahhh...

6:28 AM  
Blogger Wanda said...

AGAIN, and AGAIN you dazzle me with your pictures. You should be teaching photography!
Darlene check your email. I found a darling picture of you!
Love you forever.

7:27 AM  
Blogger LEstes65 said...

I've been trying to decide on which trees to plant in our new back yard. I think your pictures have solidified my choice of a Texas Redbud. Those are gorgeous shots of gorgeous trees. Thank you!

7:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful pictures and enjoyed the poem....


7:52 AM  
Blogger Becca said...

Gorgeous photos, and splendid hopeful poem!

11:22 AM  
Blogger Star said...

This is just what I've needed to see--spring in full bloom! Thanks for sharing with those of us who are still meteorologically challenged.

11:28 AM  
Blogger turquoise cro said...

Let me pick up a sprig of cherry blossom and you put it in my hair for me Darlene!!! Wish we could have that conversation darling!!!Do YOU live near all this beauty!!! Lucky YOU! Thanks for sharing, it's a dismal rainy day in West Virginia! Did you happen to seeeeeeeeeeeee the moon last night? It had a alarming orangey-reddish hue! Is it a warning? I'm telling you today Darlene, "I LOVE you!!!!"(((((Darlene)))))

1:30 PM  
Blogger ~Bek~ said...

I love this post so much.
Spring is such a gorgeous time of year.
Thanks for sharing. Such beautiful photos Dar.

4:34 PM  
Blogger Jack K. said...

Lovely photos.

5:11 PM  
Anonymous Cindie said...

Beautiful photos. You capture the moments so beautifully. What kind of camera are you shooting with?

7:47 PM  
Blogger luzie said...

These photos wowed me first thing in the morning. For a second I thought I was right there, breathing in the delicate and hopeful scent of spring..


1:34 AM  
Blogger BJ said...

Your post is lovely and the pictures are just beautiful. You are so good with that camera girl! Keep your pics coming. Enjoy them so much.

Thinking of you always.....and your family. God bless!

8:12 AM  
Blogger gerry rosser said...

I'm in Las Vegas, and linked up (they charge in this hotel!) to post some pix and look around.
And what did I find?! Two postings of wonderful pics on your blog.
Hope all is progressing well with everyone's health and all.

9:17 AM  
Blogger Angela Marie said...

awww... Sweetie, just loved this! I am so happy that you got out. This was a good day for you.

Walked with you in spirit love ~

I will call you later :)

bunches of hugs

10:21 AM  
Blogger Mary Timme said...

Beautiful, just beautiful!

3:35 PM  
Blogger Regina Clare Jane said...

I just love cherry trees in blossom! What a beautiful gift for us- thank you, Darlene!

6:22 PM  
Blogger Jane Poe (aka Deborah) said...

I love the season of blossoming cherry blossoms, they hold so much hope, promise and beauty. Much peace and love, JP

6:56 PM  
Blogger JR's Thumbprints said...

Michigan will have its turn at some warm weather soon. Patients is the key. Nice photos.

8:47 PM  
Anonymous meg said... pretty. Thank you for sharing - it was almost like being there! Yay for spring!

10:48 AM  
Blogger Amber said...

Isn't this time of year so beautiful here? Just lovely. And smells so sweet!


4:58 PM  
Blogger Kim G. said...

I am drooling with envy. They are just starting to bud here in Oregon. I think it will be a week or two before we see those kinds of blooms!

9:48 PM  
Blogger Boho Girl said...

lovely pics, Dar...


9:53 PM  

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