"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Poetry Jam July 17, 2013 Summer Flowers


Stubborn Flowers

Hot parking lot!
Cart wheels veer too close for comfort
Poppies still grow.....
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21 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Wherever there is a patch of dirt, nature finds a way...

Brian Miller said...

nature finds a way to survive
despite our abuses...
thats for sure

Sandee said...

Yep, they sure do. That's a lovely shot too.

Have a fabulous day. Big hugs. ☺

Grace said...

Love those blooms peeking out from everywhere ~

Peggy said...

I like this. And the photo is quite nice. Amazing where plants will grow!! Thanks for posting at Poetry Jam in response to my prompt.

Dulce said...

lovely words
Simple and wise

Mary said...

It is always nice to see flowers despite the heat!

Nice to see you in Poetry Jam.

Mama Zen said...

Oops! Very clever!

kaykuala said...

The tenacity of nature's strength! You've very positively captured it, Kathe!

Hank

Helen said...

Beautiful poppies ... careless people.

alan1704 said...

Love poppies, where the seed is sown it will grow.

Robyn Greenhouse said...

Even in the photo the parking lot feels hot! Hope the driver of the cart is a little better at avoiding nature when driving a car!

Laurie Kolp said...

Amazing & beautiful!

Dana said...

Good for them! They're pretty flowers. :)

Happy Thursday.

messymimi said...

Nature abhors a vacuum, and will make something grow wherever she can. There are a lot of lessons in that.

Stephen Hayes said...

An interesting interpretation on the color yellow.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I reckon poppies will not be silenced no matter what :)

SaraV said...

I love poppies! They are hardy and parking lots are really hot--well done :-)

Gina Gao said...

I liked this very much! Nice picture.

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sreeja harikrishnan said...

Beautiful and inspiring...

Gail said...

Always something growing...no matter the conditions. Great shot with words.