Saturday, March 3, 2018

Tennessee In Bloom

Color is once again returning to our landscapes.
The spring trees are in bloom.
Dogwood, Bradford Pear, Cherry and Magnolia, all doing their part, and adding their touch to the spring palette.


An altered look about the hills;
A Tyrian light the village fills;
A wider sunrise in the dawn;
A deeper twilight on the lawn;
A print of a vermilion foot;
A purple finger on the slope;
A flippant fly upon the pane;
A spider at his trade again;
An added strut in chanticleer;
A flower expected everywhere ..."

~Emily Dickinson


DJan said...

Wow! Just gorgeous. I can't wait for our trees to dress up like this. :-)

Hilary said...

I am so jealous that you get this so much earlier than we do. But happy for you, too.

Louca por porcelana said...

Oh my!Wonderful!!!

Donna OShaughnessy said...

Now, I have real hope that spring is coming! It's working its way up here from your place. I expect it to take a direct route. And I love that line of Ms. Dickinson's "A flippant fly upon the pane;" Arrogant fly fits as well.

Rian said...

Beautiful pics! We aren't seeing that here yet... but should be soon.

Rebecca said...

It's hard to believe you are enjoying this already! Today, nothing is as beautiful as our sky. Absolutely cloudless. Still quite cool. The sunlight is deceiving...

Deanna said...

LOVELY pics! Gorgeous nature. You're ahead of us, but this gives me hope along with excitement that SPRING is getting here. So thrilllleeedddd!

Kathy said...

I can't wait until our trees start to bloom. Just lovely!

Susie said...

Wow Jo, it's springtime there. I love all the flowering trees. That was always my mother's favorite part of spring...when the trees flowered out. Blessings to you, xoxo, Susie

TheChieftess said...

Lovely color!

Henny Penny said...

I love the poem! It's perfect with those beautiful spring trees in bloom.