Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Reluctant Spring

 
"Reluctantly spring makes her way.  At winter's edge she hesitates, as if she feared to come too soon.  The primrose halts, the wind-flower waits, for spring's green cloak is flecked with snow, and in her tresses wild and bright -- a dew of frost glints in the gold and sparkles in the sun's cold light."

~ Patience Strong ~


Although spring is a reluctant entertainer, a teacup and saucer in snowdrop theme can bring simple joy and gracious hospitality to those who patiently wait for its arrival.

Laurentian Snowdrop
Royal Albert Bone China
England

9 comments:

  1. Spring is even reluctant here in FL this year!

    Pretty tea cup!

    Katherine

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  2. Oh, so lovely. I enjoyed the poetry and couldn't help but think those on the East Coast would agree that spring is indeed reluctant this year.

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  3. Hi La Tea Dah....Definitely, your post is right on the money. Loved the quote and photo. Hope you have a super day. Sincerely, Susan from writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com

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  4. Beautiful photo La-Tea-Dah. I have not clue what is going on out in my garden, I guess I will to check it out xoxoxo Clarice

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  5. the perfect words as we await spring's arrival!

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  6. Sweet little tea cup...

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  7. Spring will soon reach you I am sure. In the meantime your cup is a touch of springtime. I often bring out a cup with tulips for this time of year. They do remind us of what is coming.

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  8. What a pretty little tea cup! :)

    Spring is still weeks off for us but I'm still dreaming of the garden anyway.

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  9. Absolutely beautiful!

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