Sunday, 9 August 2015

FLOWERS ON A SUNDAY:

FLOWERS ON A SUNDAY:
(this happened when I lived in Ireland)
It was in the depth of winter,
Black ice on the ground.
I had to go to the shops,
Not a soul was around.
 
I pulled my scarf around my neck,
To keep the coldness out.
Gloves on my hands,
Golly, this is what winter is all about.
 
I gingerly walked down the lane,
A song going throuh my head.
It was a happy song,
One I'd been singing singing since getting out of bed.
 
It was then that I saw it,
I could hardly believe my eyes.
It brightened up a winter's day,
Oh! what a lovely surprise.
 
There in all it's beauty,
Was some golden daffodils,
Blooming in a window box,
On someone's window sill.
 
I stood there in the coldness,
I just wanted to stay.
I surveyed the miracle,
Those flowers on a Sunday.
 
Copyright Yvonne Lewis:
from the book Moments of My Life.
 

16 comments:

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    1. Yes Alex, but it was a most welcomed sight onn a cold day.
      Thanks for comment and visit.
      Yvonne.

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  2. the warmth of flowers is enough to remove the chill!

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    1. It certainly did Vandana, thanks for the comment.

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  3. Blooming daffodils in the cold of winter. Certainly not expected but there are good souls who can go to great lengths just to have them! Well penned Yvonne!

    Hank

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    1. Thanks for your lovely comment Hank, it was lovely to see.
      Yvonne.

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  4. I always think daffodils are such a cheery splash of colour bobbing in the breeze.

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  5. Thanks for your visit and comment Suzanne. Have a nice day.
    Yvonne.

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  6. Daffodils certainly have a way of brightening up the day!

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    1. They certainly do Sherry. Thanks for the comment.
      Yvonne.

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  7. That single dash of color must have been a joy!

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    1. It was a beautiful sight on that cold day..
      Thanks for the comment Lee.
      Yvonne.

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  8. What a cheerful sight that most have been in the coldness of the winter. Someone planted those for others to enjoy.

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    1. Thanks for coming by Beverly and your lovely comment.
      Yvonne.

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  9. Lovely imagery. Here due to Gary and Penny's post! Congratulations!

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    1. Hope Gary and Penny are fine and thanks to you for visiting.
      Yvonne.

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