Sing to the Sunrise

April 13, 2015

With three notes and a trill, the song sparrow transports me back to the sun-soaked barefoot
days of my childhood. How happy I am to share my morning walk with him.


poetry in a petal– the lovely chionodoxa

His joy, in the tranquil morning, is evident by his song. With loveliness bursting around every bend, I certainly understand
his reverence.


feeling daffy about the daffodils

These lovely daffodils, also called narcissus, are aptly named. Narcissus was a youth in Greek mythology who fell in love
with his reflection in a pool of water. If I looked like a narcissus, I, too, would suffer his fate.


Our eccentric neighbor, Bill, (owner of the exotic peacocks and avid reader of this blog) is a spring bulb connoisseur.


How lucky for me. . . and for you!

My camera and I are irresistibly drawn to trespass on his land.


like sunshine in a cloudless sky– daffodils bounce over bonnie blue scilla

He and his wife encourage my wanderings– “Pick a bunch,” they say, ever generous in their offerings.


Like his peacocks, Bill’s daffodils tend to wander the neighboring countryside with picturesque abandonment.


a splash of loveliness along a woodland trail

I find them tucked along the trails like golden drops of sunshine. Lucky enough to discover some, while peepers peep
in a nearby swamp, I am catapulted into bliss with spring infusing joy into my soul like a drug.


Aaah. . . there is nothing like basking in the deliciousness of spring.


That’s all from this bliss saturated brain. Have a blissful day!


Latest Comments

  1. derrickjknight says:

    Your usual beautiful pictures and expressive text. We are trying, not very successfully, to identify our own varied birdsong


  2. Barb says:

    So beautifully captured and joyfully expressed.


  3. Lynne says:

    Love your blog! The flowers and the turtles made me smile!


  4. Julie@frogpondfarm says:

    Magic post! Loving those daffs, and what about that sparrow! Singing to his hearts content! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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