amazed

photoart & poem - woodland rhododendrons
photoart & poem – ©2018 Laura Granby

After the opening finesse of foliage
neat segregations of bush and shrub
blur in jaunty slap-dash lines
rhododendron contenders juggle for limelight
an audacious muddle of fragrance and pigment
the vulgar blending with vivacious
along wooded paths in May
I lose my way, amazed

A fuddle of forty-four words for De’s quadrille prompt: Muddle up that Muse

27 comments

  1. ‘the vulgar blends with vivacious
    along wooded paths in May
    I lose my way, amazed’

    I am literally swooning right now 💜💜💜

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  2. Oh yes…..the muddle of plants and flowers and trees within a “natural place.” The colors assault you in their beauty! Washington DC is ablaze in azaleas accompanied by gentle pale pink cherry blossoms! 🙂

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  3. kaykuala

    the vulgar blending with vivacious
    along wooded paths in May
    I lose my way, amazed

    Yes Laura, they may just capture our attention in their own offending ways!

    Hank

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  4. I’m happy to lose my way with you on this wonderful walk through bush and shrub, Laura. I love the ‘jaunty slap-dash lines; and ‘audacious muddle of fragrance and pigment’!

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