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A moment of beautiful – crocuses in bloom!

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the place: our front lawn by the driveway

the time: April 27, 2017

the beautiful: three plantings of purple crocus

A couple of days ago, as I left the driveway, I looked back and saw my blooming crocuses … purple and dark-purple-veined … shining in the sun.
The sight reminds me to always plan for the future. I planted these a few years ago, thinking, one day these will give me and others lots of joy. Today was the pay-out!


Flight paths


Bees navigate airways,

scan for nectar, flowers

in April bloom.

Guidance olfactory and sight –

ultraviolet, blue and green –

landing platforms,

runways invisible

(to human eyes)

lead to nectar.

Workers gather

and leave

for the hive

to waggle stories

to their kin.


Copyright Jane Tims 2017

Written by jane tims

April 29, 2017 at 10:17 am

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