The humble daffodil, a seriously under-rated bloom. I love yellow flowers. Spring is here.

Cherry Blossom another one of my Springtime favorites. I love the way it looks sweet and delicious like giant candy floss. And the delicate pale pink flowers (even set against a grey London sky) give me the feeling that Winter is over and change is afoot.

A Spring View  by Tu Fu (c. 750, trans. Witter Bynner, 1920)
Though a country be sundered, hills and rivers endure;
And spring comes green again to trees and grasses
Where petals have been shed like tears
And lonely birds have sung their grief.
…After the war-fires of three months,
One message from home is worth a ton of gold.
…I stroke my white hair. It has grown too thin
To hold the hairpins any more.


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