Category Archives: Rose

Crystal #midnighthaiku

Encased in crystal Beauty of the inner heart Both veiled and revealed *

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St Albans – “Count the stars…”

The fourth post on our visit to the Abbey of St Albans a few years ago. Parts One , Two and Three can be found by clicking the highlighted links. We had finally made it into the Crossing at the centre … Continue reading

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Open #midnighthaiku

* The eternal quest Seek Nature’s inspiration Heart to heart open *

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Bouquets for June brides Captured passion of summer Mirroring blushes Mother Nature’s daughters bloom In the embrace of the sun

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Petals that tremble in the slightest breeze did not even stir. Liveried in black and gold, summer’s messenger walked lightly upon the rose. Which, I wondered, was the strongest? When we walk lightly upon the earth, marvelling at her wonders, … Continue reading

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The journey- by Sheila Chadwick

Reblogged from The Silent Eye: At a recent meeting, one of our Companions, a woman of both Beauty and Grace, read us a short piece she had found, that she written many years ago. We asked if we could transcribe … Continue reading

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Hybrid #midnighthaiku

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Perfection #midnighthaiku

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Photo prompt round-up – Roses #writephoto

This week’s photo prompt of a few faded roses inspired  such diverse entries! I have reblogged as many as possible and include a link to all the entries below. Thank you to everyone who took part, read, shared and commented. … Continue reading

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The power of presence

How much do you matter? You… the writer, the blogger, the quasi-anonymous shadow behind the words on the page and the profile picture that might be years out of date or show merely your cat or a sailing boat? Would … Continue reading

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