Thursday, April 28, 2016

Whipped Cream Trees

Whipped Cream Trees

White-blossomed trees 
line the street
appearing overnight 
like a dream.

They look as if 
they've been festooned
with cotton lace, popcorn, 
or maybe...whipped cream.

Branches make canopies over the walk:
fragrant, delicate, and sweet.
A slight breeze stirs up a few white petals 
that float down like wishes,
drifting across the path at our feet.


  1. So very pretty and descriptive!

  2. Connie this so beautiful... you have such a way with words... xox

  3. Beautiful photos, and I relate to the idea of "white petals
    that float down like wishes, drifting across the path at our feet."

  4. Beautiful photos and post!!!
    Thank you so much for your visit!!! I follow you!!!
    Have a wonderful weekend!!!:)))

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

  5. This is such a beautiful poem. Would you like to follow each other on GFC? Please let me know in a comment on my blog and I'll follow you back.

  6. you captured the glorious canopy perfectly - in words and pics.
    Now, the sequel is the never-ending sweep up of said flowers. They get everywhere

  7. A lovely poem, Connie, for what looks like a beautiful street to drive down with the trees in full bloom. Hope these last for a few weeks.

  8. Your words add even more beauty to those photos. Very nicely done, Connie.
    Enjoy spring sights as long as possible. =)

  9. Connie, the photos are gorgeous and your poem captures the essence of these beauties.

  10. Hello, Connie and happy Monday. Lovely pictures and lovely words :)

  11. Beautiful Spring trees/colors.... Oh how I love spring... I finally posted some of our "March" colors today!!!! ha.....

    LOVE your poetry.. Amazing.

  12. Oh Wow, how gorgeous and you captured it so well as usual. Hope you have a nice week as well.

  13. love how you captured the look. I planted one of these trees 3 years ago and it looks like maybe, just maybe I will have white blossoms this year. Hugs, LJ

  14. Thank you everyone. This photo is of the street where I live. I so love this time of year. It seems so magical to me.

  15. love the photos and your poem is great. I love whipped cream trees.

  16. Hello Connie - saw your name at Nikki's (Sarah) blog and thought I must visit you!

    Loved this poem, it really suits the photo's well.

    All the best Jan

  17. Anonymous5/13/2016

    Such descriptive words of these gorgeous trees. Sometimes it looks like snow under these trees as the petals fall. I hope you are able to enjoy walks now that the weather has improved.


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