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Magnificent Magnolias and Potting Shed Perfection

Last Thursday morning dawned and two burly men arrived and put up my potting shed in all its glory within a couple of hours (no Scandia involved, so worked like a dream!).  459 more words


Hope you live through today

Hope you live through today © Lynn Wiles 2018
I made sure to find a blooming magnolia tree yesterday, because today will be below freezing with sleet and snow that could kill all the blooms.


Getting Quiet

The other day, I was working in the yard and I popped my phone in my vest pocket, thinking I might listen to music or a podcast.  480 more words

Mindful Living

WPC: Awakening

Here I Am

All night, a man called “Allah”
Until his lips were bleeding.
Then the Devil said, “Hey! Mr Gullible!
How comes you’ve been calling all night… 140 more words


Steel Magnolias

Today’s prompt has really sparked my intrigue as we have been encouraged to write a Haibun poem which is my first experience of this form. The Haibun (俳文, literally, haikai writings), for those newly acquainted with this type of poetry, is a prosimetric literary form originating in Japan, combining prose and haiku. 51 more words

Spring Blossoms & Pastel Houses

Saucer Magnolias at their prime in Adams Morgan, Washington, DC.  22 more words


Capturing Spring, an Ode to Grace

It’s a beautiful thing, watching our yards convert and conform to the winding of the world.  I think this is the real new year in motion. 66 more words