A host of green buds

Potential beauty cocooned

Heralding summer

Time is close for bursting forth

Petals of white purity

For Tuesday Tanka challenge – a flower that has meaning to me is my clematis – when it’s ripe with buds it tells me summer is not far away.

8 responses to “Clematis”

  1. Ah memories, Laura, of a clematis clambering all over my garage.

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  2. Beautiful.

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  3. Lovely, Laura. I loved this line, “Potential beauty cocooned.” The buds are so much like a cocoon, but I wouldn’t have thought of that word. Perfect. 🙂

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  4. When we lived in Montana, I grew a deep burgundy-colored clematis. I looked forward to those blooms every year. This is beautiful and white!

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    1. That sounds wonderful Mum had a burgundy clematis crawling up the front of the house this one is called Guernsey Cream it’s really beautiful

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      1. It’s breathtaking! I can’t wait to start digging in the dirt. ❤️

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  5. Delightful tanka, Laura, and a lovely reminder beautiful weather is on its way. Thank you for following my blog.

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