Tuesday, May 5, 2009

..."held in abeyance by a great leaf wall" lines by Nancy Simpson

My window on the valley closed. The curtain has been drawn, so I no longer see the ridge line.

But do not feel sorry for me. My woods are filled today with multiple shades of the wild flame azalea.







I am "held in abeyance by a great leaf wall every shade of green we can imagine." (lines from "Walking Up With a Friend."

10 comments:

Brenda Kay Ledford said...

Nancy,

You have such a beautiful place living on Cherry Mountain with the wildflowers, and all the lovely trees. What a retreat for writers!
The photos are great.

Nancy Simpson said...

Thank you Breda Kay. I am not exaggerating. Cherry Mountain is a special place. My life has been enriched every day I have lived here. I am certain I would not be who I am if it were not for this place.

Jayne Jaudon Ferrer said...

Stunning--both the words and pictures!

Glenda C. Beall said...

Nancy, your garden is all the area around you on Cherry Mountain. I think it is perfect that you, like our most famous poets, are known for place, the poet who lives on Cherry Mountain and you live in a world of beauty.

Pat said...

Nancy, your beautiful mountain top home reflects back to you all of the love and caring you have bestowed on it. A magic place, heaven on earth to be sure.

My Carolina Kitchen said...

Your woods are gorgeous. How lucky you are to live on that beautiful mountain. I'm so glad that it is finally spring and everything is green again. Makes ones heart sing.
Sam

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