30 thoughts on “Scent”

  1. Walt Whitman wrote “When lilacs lat in the dooryard bloomed” about Lincoln’s assassination, which took place in mid-April. So our DC lilacs bloom earlier, but they are not nearly as beautiful as New England lilacs, nor as dearly appreciated when they finally arrive.

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  2. April showers bring May flowers for June weddings. Really nice photo, I can almost sense their aroma. “If a blossom hath four petals do not make five in your drawing lest you dishonor the beauty of it’s soul”.
    “Leonardo DaVenci”.

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  3. In Greek, the word for lilac is paskhalia, because it blooms around Greek Easter (Paskha). Ours here in Maryland are long since finished. Nice photo. Nice poem.

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