At last…

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Against bright
Morning blue sky
Exploding white petals
Lighten like stars.
Amelanchier flowers
Now opening wide
Cheerfully calling
Hello and
Inviting
Early birds to
Rise and shine.

Spring is here!

In all the years we have lived here, this tree (Amelanchier) has been the first to flower and herald the arrival of spring. Usually this happens sometime in the first two weeks of April. This year we are nearly into May! But today the flowers are open and the sky is blue.

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2 responses to “At last…

  1. What a beautiful tree. I have been cheered by blossom too this week. Our damson tree looks lovely in a way it didn’t manage last spring so here’s hoping for fruit this year……

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