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Wednesday, 22 March 2006
Spring is now probably imminent

daffodils

For oft, when on my couch I lie
  In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
  Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

(Wordsworth)

After my last unfortunate prediction we have had a spell of cold weather and even some snow. Finally however the daffodils are making a late appearance, even if these ones do so with their chins on their chests.

Posted by bigblue on 22/03/2006 at 10:40 PM
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I can’t believe you’re using that poem to illustrate spring. How predictable. Why not go for something a little more avant garde? Or, of course, you could always write your own.

Posted by bluemeanie  on  23/03/2006  at  10:49 PM

I think it was pretty daring of me to chose the last stanza of Wordsworth’s poem.  I had been thinking of using a Snowdrop poem but I knew that at least one person who reads this blog might not realise it was about a flower.  Plus my photo of the snowdrops was overexposed.

My poem at that write your own site was rubbish.

Posted by bigblue  on  23/03/2006  at  11:20 PM

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