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Baby leaves unfurl

from trees planted long ago —

tendered new in spring.

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© 2012, 2019  Betty Hayes Albright

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Originally posted in 2012… revised.

(Photo from 2012)

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path in woods by Jason

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Sunlight hugs our path

curling around each corner

leading with promise.

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(c) 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

(Photo by my son, Jason Judd)

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Wishing everyone a Happy Solstice,

a Merry Christmas,

a wonderful celebration of the season,

and fulfilled hopes for the New Year.  💚

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bird summer animal blur

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There is that moment,

an imperceptible pause

just before we leap.

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(c) 2013, 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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(Re-posted from 2013)

Photo by creativebin on Pexels.com.

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Polka-dotted sky

white-cheeked clouds mooning the earth

pansy smiles and winks.

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(c)  1992, 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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(re-posted from 2013)

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Blackberry blossom

charming as a camellia

never mind the thorns.

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(c) 2015, 2018 Betty Hayes Albright

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(a re-post – photo taken May 2015)

 

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Honey bees delight

in the spread of sweet clover

till Lawn Mower starts.

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Closer and closer

it shaves the yard shorter, but

leaves a friendly patch.

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(c) 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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Neon-lit flowers

spill from their wooden barrel,

“Catch me if your can!”

 

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Young evergreen trees

reach out their limbs for a hug

and I shall comply.

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(c) 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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(Photos from my back yard, yesterday…)

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Sooner or later

Gaia has her way with us

all will be seduced.

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(c) 2014, 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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(Photo from July, 2011.  Re-posted from 2014)

 

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March 15, 2009 morning 004

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Spring and winter spar

rain mixes with something white

snow teases the vine.

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©  2012, 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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(re-posted from 2012)

 

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Sunset gave itself

to a seashell on the beach

that’s where she found it.

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(c) 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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(This shell was found in 1982, on the beach in Edmonds, Washington. In all my years of beach-combing, I never found another one like it.)

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