Asphodel Exposed

They bloom together, united in strength to herald the spring, without fear. For several weeks, they have been inching their way through tired soil and remnants of winter’s follies.

Announcements of spring rise from their emboldened trumpets, yet their lifeline warns other flora and fauna to distance, for their energy near promises deception, as fatal as narcissus in our midst.

By jjillgallery

Quietly seeking to meet Trust wherever Life leads, I understand service as key to gratitude and balance. Freshwater woodlands evoke the most serenity in me wherever they're found. I've shared space & time on terrain of my Ligurian and Oscan ancestors, feeling their souls guiding me, especially in silent contemplation. Today, after over thirty years of engagement in programs for children, secondary, university and adult learning, the gifts life brings on Long Island's Matinecock-Algonquin earth, I try to give & receive with grace.

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