Today's Flowers: Rose of Sharon Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - July 21, 2012 From July 21, 2012 Cut them down If you want them To come back full Next year. This is my father's adviceAnd his practiceEvery yearExcept last yearWhen NatureTore summer downWith her two big handsHer sharp teethHer cloven hoovesAnd her icy breath that burned like fire.Y'ever seen so many flowers on those trees?Dad asked me today.As snow--heavy, wet, deep--caved in the memory of A long and early winter that broke my heart, I said,No.Today's Flowers rose of Sharon Today's Flowers Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Lisa at Greenbow9:22 PMRose sure stirred up some memories.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGeorge10:03 PMYou've given us a lovely photo to go with your moving words. Thank you.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDeniseinVA10:06 PMA lovely post Sandy. Beautiful photo too.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyforgetmenot11:46 PMRose of Sharon is such a lovely (and dependable ) flower. Such a nice post. Have a good weekend. Mickie :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySueann4:32 AMWhat beautiful thoughts you have provoked. Thank youHugsSUeAnnReplyDeleteRepliesReplyYogi♪♪♪12:11 PMMy wife's Rose of Sharon flowers are my favorites.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyHilary2:02 PMSo touching and tender, Sandy. Lovely photo.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyHilary2:04 PMOh and.. this article made me think of turtle-loving you.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/20/north-carolina-turtle-surgery_n_1688248.htmlReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarver4:05 PMBeautiful shot of the Rose of Sharon. Very powerful narrative too.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMyrna R.9:41 PMI love your poetry Sandy. Your photo is beautiful, and the thoughts that go with it are so touching.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMíriam Luiza10:25 PMLinda foto! A luz do sol ilumina e faz sombras! Amei!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyZuzana3:31 AMBeautiful images and words, I admire anyone who can write poetry as I can not simply not do it.;)Hope you have been well Sandy.xoxoReplyDeleteRepliesReplySallie (FullTime-Life)2:59 PMThe flowers are beautiful this year and your poetry is perfect here and above, just lovely.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.