May 23rd, 2015

sunset

blossoming spring

Columbines are sprouting with their little reddish-green cabbage leaves. Tulips are in great shouts. Dwarf irises and crocuses are showing quite definitely that they are respectively a bluish violet and a reddish violet.

Down in the valley, the trees are a hazy red. Up where I stand, the bare boughs and branches are still stark, but with distance, the cloud of just fledgling leaves brushes the valley with redness.
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