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Photo Challenge, Green: Like a Child that Knows Poems by Heart

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”
—Rainier Maria Rilke

Kensington Park, Michigan

Photo Challenge:  Green   

The poetry of the earth is never dead.
—John Keats

Photo Challenge: A Wish to See into the Life of Things

With blustery winds announcing March’s arrival, the fervent wish of Michiganders is for the return of Spring–for grey and white landscapes changed to green, for life reviving a dormant earth.

While with an eye made quiet by the power
Of harmony, and the deep power of joy,
We see into the life of things.

William Wordsworth, Lines Composed a few Miles above Tintern Abbey

Photo Challenge:  Wish  

Fleming Creek, Michigan

Fleming Creek, Michigan

Waiting on the Green

I used to think that enjoying southern Michigan’s woods had to await  the first green shoots of spring, but that was then.  Now, I’ve learned  that blue sky, warm breezes, and Steve Winwood on the car CD will suffice, whilst verdant colors are yet a couple weeks off.

Kensington Park, Michigan

Kensington Park, Michigan

 

Photo Challenge: The Coming Ascent of Spring

Winter in Michigan has been fairly mild this year, yet in the midst of grey and brown we wait expectantly for the gradual appearance of green.  So it is in life, though the renewal of spring may occasionally make a surprise visit, popping up without foreshadowing.  It is then most appreciated.

 

Photo Challenge:  Seasons

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

Newburgh Lake, Michigan