If Summer Could Go On Forever


sunflowers would
shine their cheerful light
through winter’s dark night

12 thoughts on “If Summer Could Go On Forever”

  1. We wouldn’t appreciate it near as much if that was all we had! No, we need winter for the plants to rest – and spring for the burst of life from the dormancy of the seeds – and then with the summer’s warmth, the glorious sunflowers are really appreciated!

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    1. You are so right Jan. Along about and March I have to remind myself of that. If there was more light maybe I wouldn’t be craving the plants quite so much. I do love the austere beauty of winter. And actually I moved to East for the seasons.

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  2. As much as I love summer. I welcome the end of the season. Not because I love autumn or winter…but because after taking intense care of a demanding garden from early spring until the leaves are raked and all the tools are put away, I am frankly pretty damned tired out and glad it’s over for a bit of a break.
    Having lived in a subtropical climate for 15 years, many years ago, I know first-hand the constant state of a summery climate…while it is nice to be able to use nearly all the months for outdoor pleasures, even that gets somewhat tiresome eventually.
    I would hope more people could become comfortable with where they are and with what they have and could stop for just a moment and be grateful they have anything at all.

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