When the Year Laughs

 

“Then laughs the year; with flowers the meads are bright;

The bursting branches are tipped with flames of light:

The landscape is light; the dark clouds flee above,

And the shades of the land are a blue that is deep as love.”

Robert Bridges, “April” –

Nature of the week:

Shadow of the Week:

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A Rush of Richness

 

“The glassy peartree leaves and blooms, they brush

The descending blue; that blue is all in a rush

With richness.”

Gerard Manley Hopkins, “Spring”

 

Nature of the week:—pear blossoms:

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