Dragons in the Garden

Dear Lydia Hope, I bought reduced priced flowers at the grocery store for only $1.00 a bunch. I can’t wait for spring and summer when I can pick wildflowers here at the house and paint on the porch. But it was a cozy night painting with the woodstove and vase of flowers on the table – just like when you were here. I picked a … Continue reading Dragons in the Garden

The Last of the Asters

The last of the asters bloom All but spent. It’s been happening too fast Since… The oaks were brilliant As they surrendered to fall But I can hardly remember. The aspens were brilliant But I wasn’t ready to see them turn. I try to take in the waning warmth Left in fall Since, Snow dusted peaks warn. But the present is lost Since, Our Goodbye. … Continue reading The Last of the Asters