Quillisascut

Flowers whisper “Beauty!” to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall.

—Dr. SunWolf

It was trying to snow today, but the wild rose bushes didn’t seem to mind.

April is the cruelest month, breeding
lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
memory and desire, stirring
dull roots with spring rain.

—T.S. Eliot

Stormy day in Pleasant Valley

Stormy day in Pleasant Valley

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.

—Beverly Nichols

Currant Flowers

Beauty fades so look before it’s gone.

Beauty fades so look before it’s gone.

The earth laughs in flowers.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Anyone who believes what a cat tells him deserves all he gets.” 
Neil Gaiman

“Anyone who believes what a cat tells him deserves all he gets.”

Neil Gaiman

And soon they will be flowers.

Crown Imperial buds

They sowed the duller vegetables first, and a pleasant feeling of righteous fatigue stole over them as they addressed themselves to the peas.

—E.M. Forster

She turned to the sunlight    And shook her yellow head,And whispered to her neighbor:    ”Winter is dead.”  A.A. Milne

She turned to the sunlight
    And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
    ”Winter is dead.”
 A.A. Milne

Down on my knees, crawling under the brush to see this little sister.

Whisky is liquid sunshine.

—George Bernard Shaw