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All In Bloom

April 19, 2010
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A Prayer in Spring
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Robert Frost (1915)
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Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers to-day;
And give us not to think so far away
As the uncertain harvest; keep us here
All simply in the springing of the year.
Oh, give us pleasure in the orchard white,
Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night;
And make us happy in the happy bees,
The swarm dilating round the perfect trees.
And make us happy in the darting bird
That suddenly above the bees is heard,
The meteor that thrusts in with needle bill,
And off a blossom in mid air stands still.
For this is love and nothing else is love,
The which it is reserved for God above
To sanctify to what far ends He will,
But which it only needs that we fulfil

Mosaic Monday

My favorite day of the week.  Link up to Little Red House to enjoy the days unfolding of Mosaics.

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. April 19, 2010 10:52 am

    Each flower is a miniature work of art – so beautiful!

    Amanda

  2. April 19, 2010 5:15 pm

    I love that you used blue lines to frame each flower. Really sets of all the other colors nicely… a great mosaic and thanks for posting it for our enjoyment.

    Di
    The Blue Ridge Gal

  3. Andrea permalink
    April 19, 2010 5:57 pm

    So pretty! Are they all around your house? And did you take them all? Wow!

  4. April 19, 2010 7:51 pm

    Very beautiful!

  5. April 19, 2010 9:54 pm

    Nice pictures and great poem! I love Robert Frost.

  6. April 20, 2010 12:46 am

    Nice mosaic. You did a great job and the blue lines are perfect with the pictures.

  7. April 21, 2010 4:42 am

    A lovely mosaic of beautiful blooms! What more could we have asked for?

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