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Elusive Realities: Lynda McKinney Lambert – A Visitation from Butterflies

When I see a butterfly in a summer field, it brings back a specific memory. The impressions are as vivid as they were nine years ago, when I witnessed something miraculous! My rare observation was not in warm weather, nor … Continue reading

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#writephoto – Through The Window ~ Helen Jones

He liked to watch the world change. Today it was snowy, the little tree purged of leaves by winter, the land beyond carpeted white. Some days he saw green grass and flowers, butterflies dancing. At other times wind blew the … Continue reading

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Ephemera #midnighthaiku

Sweet summer morning Fragrant with present promise Ephemeral dreams Ephemeral dreams Fragile as a butterfly Magical moments Magical moments Flutter in and out of life Sweet summer morning

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Microcosm #midnighthaiku

Wildflower carpet Cerulean petals fly Perfectly disguised A stark headland juts out into the sea. Limestone cliffs tower, bleak and open to the winds. The grass grows close to the earth, hugging her slopes for protection against the elements. From … Continue reading

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An optimist on wings

“…as everyone knows, if the first butterfly you see is yellow the summer will be a happy one. If it is white then you will just have a quiet summer. Black and brown butterflies should never be talked about – … Continue reading

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Gardening…?

The honeysuckle hedge has got a little overgrown, The roses have gone loopy and the lawn has not been mown, Valerian is sprouting out of every nook and cranny… And in amongst the detritus of summer, you’ll find Ani… I … Continue reading

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Colours

Some things simply give you access to joy and make the world right. I was debating whether to risk the wrists in the garden this afternoon. The sun was warm, the light just perfect, the garden messy and in desperate … Continue reading

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A day of little things

It has been a beautiful spring day here, so the fact that the heating has died again didn’t become apparent until I dipped my toe in the nice, hot bath I had run and found it to be about as … Continue reading

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Wings

In many cultures the butterfly has been seen as the symbol of the soul. It is, in many ways, an excellent analogy, and no less so for being much used. From the earthbound caterpillar that munches its way through the … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the rain

Miracles happen. No, I’m not talking about the restoration of the internet, that’s still down, but I don’t like feeling angry and a comment from Marilyn at Serendipity reminded me that miracles do happen. And that set me thinking, following … Continue reading

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