Sparkle


in the right light
from even the worn and humble
beauty emanates

To Thrive In All Circumstance


weather the storm
and make it
a flower

Goldenrod Gone By


in the cold
old blooms
imitate snow

Her Delicate Majesty


the queen
in light and shadow
the shimmer of her flowerless crown

Nature’s Love Affair


wildflowers arranged themselves
for the pleasure of
the mountain’s view

What the Flowers Taught the Snow


aster’s blooms
each individualized
inspiration to snowflakes

Structure of Spirit

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with all of youth departed
the essence laid bare
great beauty remains

Each Day New

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the day wakes
light yawns across the valley
creation is never done

Declared

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sun shoulders out the snow
last years blooms trumpet
beauty’s determination

Corsage for March

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pinned upon
the white gown of March
dressing early for the spring fling

Snow Queens

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lacy queens patiently sit
for their still life portrait
by the pond

Dried


Before the first flake falls
the dried wild  flower
shares a flurry of beauty.