seen or hidden© lizl bennefeld, 2022-06-07
beauty is still beauty
the tulips don’t last
long enough to cherish them
but in memory
Copyright © Liz Bennefeld, 2022-05-21.
yellows and greens
dandelions and flower flies
Copyright © Liz Bennefeld, 2022-05-15.
After the snow and rain and flooded fields
the sunlight returned . . .
and the winds
Copyright © Liz Bennefeld, 2022-05-13.
The cotoneaster leaves have finally appeared in the midst of this stormy springtime rain. The grass is greening, and two clumps of blue wild flax plants have emerged among the plumping tulip bulbs. I thought for a while that Spring would not displace Winter, this year.
no longer melting as snowflakes
cover the ground
Looking forward to the green grass and buds on the tree branches. The waterfowl are returning. I have heard them calling amongst themselves as they fly to their summer homes. And I miss my flower flies.
When is it too cold to snow? It’s too cold for taking photographs outside without swapping out my moccasins for snow boots.
from thick frostLiz Bennefeld
a squirrel in the window
stares at me
I know it will disappear
when sunlight warms the glass