Monday, April 1, 2013

Over in the Garden




Flights of fancy
kiss tender blooms
landing on carpet of chamomile
Lemon verbena opens spring's door
as fleurs of peppermint
scent  harmonious wind
swept away
in serenity's weightless
up draft
steeped memories
coax spritely
dance
every day at 3pm

© Ellen Wilson


I'm not sure if I can keep up with 
 NaPoWriMo , but I can try...
I'm doing the A-Z Blogging challenge. Blog the alphabet in the month of April-six days a week, with Sundays off.




 Hannah's challenge was to write a poem about





Tall Blonde
gracefully glides 
long legs forward
she bends and swoops
sun salutations
up dog
down dog 
tree pose her favorite
even toed temperament
her Alice curiosity
beguiles and enchants
she spots a beautiful pant suit
you can't miss her 
model stance


 © Ellen Wilson















***Nomad


  
This is my  poem for
April, Come she will...( I love that song by Simon n' Garfunkel)



 April you fool
enchant with pink confetti
 a symphony of bees
then you smirk
n' shock me an Alaska kiss
your sweetness like peppermint
You tease
mean Calendar girl
always flirting 
 batting your
lashes of wonder
you please me when
watercolored rain
arrives
your colorful smile
comes into view
and my lemon boots dance~

 © Ellen Wilson


I'll be by poets, to play catch up...








30 comments:

  1. A lovely offering Ella ~ I feel like dancing along with you ~ That giraffe looks very regal in her pant suit ~

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    1. Thank you! I wish we could dance ;D lol

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  2. Beautiful words & pictures, Ella. Happy April.

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    1. Thank you Mary and Happy April to you :D

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  3. Very beautiful poems and photos, Ellie........is that a cup of tea in the first poem, that you have at 3 p.m.? If so tell me the flavor. I could use a pick-me-up like that! hee hee. I picked the giraffe too. And I love the saucy "Alaska kiss"....

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    1. I mix it up! The tea I shared was Calm, but I usually have Zen a Tazo blend. I love to ice Oolong) Tazo's Joy tea is my fav-hard to find, so I make my own. I blend black, green and oolong tea and ice it. I posted about it awhile back...

      Thank you Sherry! Yes, gotta love an Alaskan smooch, lol

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  4. Oh my - I think you're an over-achiever! Beautiful pics and poems. I'll set my watch for 3:00! :o)

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    1. tee,hee! lol Thank you~ Okay a cup of Zen at 3pm :D

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  5. Love the mental image of the lemon colored boots dancing...

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    1. Hi Kateri...I wish I owned a pair of Lemon boots!
      I though lemon would conjure bitter n' sweet, such is April's weather ;D

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  6. Wonderful collection of poems and photos here Ella! I could smell spring in the first one so I was captured for the whole post!

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    1. Thank you Peggy! Tea does inspire lots of herbal thoughts- I found it fun to write ;D
      I love your April challenge~ Thank you!

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  7. "swept away
    in serenity's weightless
    up draft" is beautiful in your first poem, Ella, and
    "Tall Blonde
    gracefully glides
    long legs forward" is enchanting in the second
    but "watercolored rain" is too, too wonderful in the third!
    Luv, K

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    1. Yeah, a gorgeous blonde doing sun salutations...lol I thought it would be fun...

      We could use some watercolored rain, lol
      Thank you Kay
      xo

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    1. Thank you Green Speck! I will be by..I have to run a few errands, but promise to catch up~ I look forward to your poems

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  9. I enjoyed every one of these poems, Ella. They are full of sights, aromas and flavours.

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    1. Poetea, perhaps?! lol
      Thank you Kerry...
      I wish we all at 3pm could have a spot of tea!
      :D

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  10. Ah, 3pm will never be the same.

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    1. Thank you so much!
      Would you like a cup of Zen?!
      ;D

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  11. I love all of them, it can't be easy to write so many and still make them all unique and solid, I'm impressed... Winter is knocking here in South Africa

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    1. OOOh, I hope winter isn't too wild! Thank you so much :D

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  12. I love all three poems! An enchanting walk through your garden; a happy meeting with a regal giraffe; and dancing in the rain with colorful boots! I'm all over it! :)

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    1. Yes, let's dance with colorful boots :D
      Thank you!

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  13. Your descriptions are so rich and I love that you get into fashion...she is VERY fashionable...long-legged grace.

    Thank you SO much for writing TF!! :)

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    1. lol, thank you for such a fun challenge!
      Yes, this tall she has to be a model, such grace, lol ;D SS

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  14. wow Ella!!! busy busy... LOVE, LOVE LOVE the first poem most especially... guess I'm in that waiting for things to finally, fully open place... as the winds continue to blow frigid air across all the tiny unopened blossoms.

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    1. Oh, I know...it has been odd weather! Thank you so much...I'll be by! :D

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