Saturday, May 3, 2008

A dose of cherry-flavored optimism

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Is hung with bloom along the bough.

A.E. Housman (1859–1936)

Spring, 2008, fallen cherry petals at the curb
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Spring, 2008, cherry blossoms in the sky
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Both, 2007
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I'm already planning for spring, 2009.

6 comments:

ft. lauderdale daily photo said...

Growing up in Washington, D.C., it was an annual rite to see the cherry blossom trees downtown as well in a suburban neighborhood that has hundreds of them as well. I remember scooping up handfuls of the fallen blossoms, tossing them in the air, and exclaiming, "Look, pink snow!" as they fluttered to the ground. Wonderful photos.

Knoxville Girl said...

I like the last photo - it looks like the car has been in a parade with confetti.

Jim said...

Great pics, love the bottom one.

WendyB said...

So beautiful!

George Townboy said...

I hope it's a good omen! Great shots!

Denton said...

That is great photo. Compare to the other cars it appears the one cover in petals must have been parked there for a few days.