The Gypsy Muse – Author Rachel Kenley

April 11, 2011

Monday Writer’s Prompts – Flowers

Staring at a new page on a Monday morning is a daunting thing.  We all need a way to jump start the muse after a

The drama of tulips

 weekend (especially here in Massachusetts where we had our first real weekend of spring like weather).  So, today’s recommendation is:

Columbines - the flower of the state I was born in


I am not a gardener by any means, but I love when I see them blooming, I love them in my home, on my desk… anywhere.  Here are some flower quotes to get you started:

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.  ~Iris Murdoch, A Fairly Honourable Defeat

Earth laughs in flowers.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Hamatreya” 

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.  ~Chinese Proverb

If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.  ~Terri Guillemets

Have a wonderful week – and bloom where you are planted 🙂

The heralds of spring


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