This weekend was the first time in quite a while that I had some moments to breathe. Since it was beautifully warm and balmy, I spent hours in the garden, cleaning, weeding, trimming things back, and just in general getting things ready for spring.
I went to my favorite nursery, just to enjoy what was there, but also to pick out some pretty things for a friend’s birthday.
The place just does my heart good: I love its gurgling fountains, glorious urns, elegant topiaries, and rich, colorful flowers bursting out of baskets and pottery.
I left thinking that spring is definitely on its way. ..
"O sweet spontaneous
earth how often have
prurient philosophers pinched
; has the naughty thumb
of science prodded
often have religions taken
thee upon their scraggy knees
buffeting thee that thou mightest conceive
to the incomparable
couch of death thy
them only with