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Tag: Longwood Gardens Conservatory

composed patchwork


composed patchwork
softens granite boulders
delights my eyes


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fairy lanterns


fairy lanterns

blush deep fuchsia

avert their eyes


I couldn’t decide whether these were miniature Chinese lanterns or fairy lanterns. The fairies won out. They take me back to California and my indoor hanging baskets of fuchsias. Magenta is still my favorite color.

Of all my indoor plants, they were the most spectacular. They’re delicate, magical and super easy to grow. I saw these at Longwood Gardens in the Conservatory, where I’d like to be right now. Though the snow outside my window is pretty spectacular.

Happy Monday!

© Elouise Renich Fraser, 24 January 2016
Photo credit: DAFraser, Longwood Gardens Conservatory

Joy and Delight | Photos

How’s this for a bit of color? On my birthday D and I hiked in the Longwood Gardens Meadow and visited the annual Chrysanthemum Festival in the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens.

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water cascades


 water cascades calm
in translucent fairy veils
rippling out toward me

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afternoon sun


afternoon sun
dances with hearts of
tender young leaves

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brushed lightly


brushed lightly
on canvas with
love from God

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I can’t help thinking about Howard Finster and his bold paintings
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Tiny baby


Tiny baby shooting star,
Whose brush painted you
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tiny orchids


tiny orchids
burst through tangled straw
take center stage

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© Elouise Renich Fraser, 30 March 2015
Photo credit: DAFraser, March 2015
Orchid Meadow in the Longwood Gardens Conservatory

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