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U.S.A., Washington State. USDA zone 8a. Sunset climate zone 5

Saturday, January 17, 2009

AND IN MY MIND, MY GARDEN GROWS...

Isn't it amazing - you read someone's poem and realize that it is exactly what YOU are thinking about?!


"In winter's cold and sparkling snow,
The garden in my mind does grow.
I look outside to blinding white,
And see my tulips blooming bright.
And over there a sweet carnation,
Softly scents my imagination.
On this cold and freezing day,
The Russian sage does gently sway,
And miniature roses perfume the air,
I can see them blooming there.
Though days are short, my vision's clear.
And through the snow, the buds appear.
In my mind, clematis climbs,
And morning glories do entwine.
Woodland phlox and scarlet pinks,
Replace the frost, if I just blink.
My inner eye sees past the snow.
And in my mind, my garden grows."

Cheryl Magic-Lady, Winter Garden
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