Words for Wednesday: May “flowers”

blogIMG_7831 (2)It’s true, that old saying – April showers bring May flowers. Just take a look at my front yard lawn.

It boasts an abundance of ‘flowers.’ Oh, I know. They’re really dandelions.

Weeds by definition. But to me, they’ve always been a cheery symbol of spring – those lemony yellow dots copiously spread out among the luscious expanse of green.

I’m enjoying my profusion of May “flowers.” They make me as happy as a sunshine-filled, balmy blue-skied day.

They speak life. And what could be better than that?

“Beautiful as a dandelion-blossom golden in the green grass, this life can be.” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

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10 responses

  1. My favourite quote about weeds is this (source unremembered!): “Weeds are just misunderstood wildflowers”. It’s so true! I’m learning to live with “weeds” in my lawn, gardens (to a degree) and forest spaces. Bees actually DEPEND on dandelions for their early spring sustenance, so let them bloom!!!!! 🙂

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