Friday, April 27, 2007

Apple blossoms

pink-tipped petals spread
rippling into memory
of warm wind and light

Click on the photo for a bigger view.
Thanks again for all the support expressed in response to the previous post.
It helps.


Blogger Dale said...

Oh, nice. Spring.

4/27/2007 9:54 AM  
Anonymous marja-leena said...

So lovely, so delicate - its amazing to think that these will become apples soon.

4/27/2007 10:10 AM  
Blogger Richard Lawrence Cohen said...

Hi there, MB! Glad to see you again.

4/27/2007 10:11 AM  
Blogger charlie said...

I'll be with you
In ah-pull blossom time
tra la la!

4/27/2007 11:10 AM  
Blogger floots said...

beautiful return
thank you

4/27/2007 11:12 AM  
Blogger robin andrea said...

Beautiful apple blossoms, one of the perfect expressions of spring.

4/27/2007 11:47 AM  
Blogger polona said...

ah, spring... beautiful!

4/27/2007 11:55 AM  
Blogger rdl said...


4/27/2007 2:08 PM  
Blogger zhoen said...


4/27/2007 3:47 PM  
Blogger mermaid said...

I love the way each blossom decides when to stretch out her petals, her arms and reach for the light.

4/27/2007 10:10 PM  
Blogger mm said...

Good to find you here again, MB. There is something about the essence of apple blossom that this captures perfectly.

And I am so sorry to read about the events that prompted the previous post. From the way I read it you handled the situation well.

4/28/2007 5:28 AM  
Blogger alan said...

as your beautiful words spread into the memory of my heart...


4/29/2007 1:44 AM  
Blogger Fred Garber said...

I love the line "rippling into memory"

4/29/2007 8:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm glad you resolved the plagerism trouble. We give our artfulness to everyone, and some with confused motives violate with disrespect. Take care, be well, and know that your boundaries are being tested only because you prefer to risk sharing.

4/29/2007 8:48 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Love how sight transcends into a warm memory. Glad you're creative self is back!!

4/30/2007 8:39 AM  
Blogger TDharma said...

terrific image and words....

4/30/2007 12:19 PM  
Blogger Pauline said...

Can't wait to bury my nose in the apple blossoms - this is a beautiful preview.

5/01/2007 4:09 AM  
Blogger Jean said...

Simple , modeste ...mais si belle !

5/02/2007 12:20 AM  
Blogger firebird said...

Ah--this appears just as my apple tree is spreading an intoxicating fragrance through my yard...for the first time in its young life!
This is truly a magical springtime this year...and so lovely to see your photo, that captures its essence!

Wishing you strength to find peace after your terribly violating experience--I think compassion can sometimes be the only way to defuse and get past anger! I'm so glad you did not need to have a drawn-out fight; it's so scary to realize how vulnerable we can be to unscrupulous people...

5/02/2007 9:25 PM  
Blogger Susangalique said...

I keep messing up and loosing my message here! such a silly girl,
thanks for poping in on me. I left a mesage the other day but I dont see it. I think I got the word verification wrong and did not notice.

Hope you have a great week!

5/03/2007 6:49 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Dale, spring is nice!

Marja-Leena, by now these blossoms have blown away and tiny baby applets are forming.

Richard, I'm glad to see you, too! Thanks for stopping by, friend.

Charlie, "what a wonderful day for you and me!" tra la la

Floots, thank you.

Robin Andrea, they are lovely, aren't they.

Polona, spring is lovely, indeed! My favorite season.

rdl, thanks!

zhoen, thank you.

mermaid, I like the way you think about those blossoms.

mm, good to see you here, too. Thank you for your supportive comment.

Alan, a lovely response, thanks.

Fred, thank you.

Anonymous, "confused motives" is probably a good way to think about it. Thanks for the kind words.

Pat, thank you.

tdharma, thank you.

Pauline, coming soon to a venue near you? ;-)

Jean, c'est vrai que ces fleurs sont simples. Je pense que c'est un raison que je les aime tant.

Firebird, how thrilling to see the first blooms! Thanks for your good wish.

Susangalique, glad you made it through!

5/08/2007 8:21 AM  
Anonymous tongue in cheek said...

the simple beauty of tenderness.

5/10/2007 2:22 PM  
Blogger Lori Witzel said...


I wish I were small enough to sleep inside that flower.

5/11/2007 7:45 PM  
Blogger nomadicsoul said...

short. sweet. spring loveeee

7/12/2007 1:33 PM  

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