Sunday Sonnet!

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Grand candelabra of magnolia
Illuminate small garden, hedge enclosed,
As if some visitation from afar
Were sent to render flora, all, exposed;
Resplendent hues, enriched by pristine white,
In dulcet harmony create a tune,
The most discerning eyesight to delight,
Idyllic for reposeful afternoon.
Salubrious vernal sun its rays dispense
With unselective equanimity;
Imbibe kind Nature’s sheer benevolence,
Embrace its prodigal felicity.
There is so much for senses to enjoy,
If only we would care them to employ!

©Meanderings 2018

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15 responses to “Sunday Sonnet!

  1. Ah..magnolia one of my favourites….Thank you dear Bushka and hope you are enjoying this glorious weather. janet 🙂 xx

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  2. Some great blooms and weather up there? Been cold and wet down our way.

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  3. love magnolias – good to see you are still blooming too!

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  4. What a beautiful tribute to the magnolia. A smashing photo too, what a specimen.xxx

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  5. Love that image of magnolia as candelabra – inspired! – and the assonance ‘grand candelabra’. I too could sit and look at a magnolia tree in blossom for a very long time.

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  6. Lovely poem … and indeed, we do all need to slow down, come up out of the rabbit hole long enough to enjoy a bit of nature. Thanks! Hugs!!!

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  7. Quite beautiful! And you’re so right – there’s so much for our senses to enjoy, if only we pause for a while and them employ!

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