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… and it fell apart so beautifully. A mammoth bouquet of white flowers with leaves of frosted green whose name I do not even know. I saw it sitting in a black bucket across the store and knew I had to have it. Back on the shelves went a sundry of things because I decided I needed that bouquet more than dark chocolate and such.  It lasted a long time, that bouquet, and during chaotic times I could stare into its midst, with coffee in hand, and just breathe deep.  And it was the breathing deep that got me in the end because after a while, darn allergies, the bouquet’s pleasant scent wasn’t so pleasant after all and so into the hallway it went. With hand over nose, I’d occasionally glance out at its soothing beauty until I needed to be soothed no longer.  As it dried, it fell apart so beautifully.

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Lizzie's Tulips

Lizzie’s Tulips

A bouquet of tulips from a friend. We’ll see how the winter light falls upon these petals over time.

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Petals

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The interior of several white tulips.  As I’ve written before, tulips were not always my favorite flowers.  But now it is with pleasure I buy a bouquet, their heads tightly closed, and wait just a few days for the blossoms to open, revealing the subtle hues shading their centers.

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