Purple Pasque Flowers

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© Andrea Petersen

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And now shall mine head be lifted up..offering joy...
Psalms 27:6

After we took our friend Florence out to eat dinner we stopped to look at the
Richard D. Swenson Sundial and spotted these Pasque Flowers on the grounds.. (Had to look them up to identify the correct name.). They are an Easter flower but are blooming later this year because of the cold spring...I thought they were beautiful and immediately was drawn to them..

Let the Purple Pasque
That bloom in May,
Bless your path
On Mother's Day...
Poetry by me, AJP

I want to wish all mothers a Happy Mother's Day...I will be off-line this weekend as we are going to visit my mother at the Rest Home where she resides and will try my best to get caught up when we return.

10 responses

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (6 May 2011):

    Beautiful Andrea! I wish you and your Mother a very Happy Mother's Day!

  • Victoria Tatum

    Victoria Tatum gave props (6 May 2011):

    I really like the color of the flowers. :]

  • sandeep mishra

    sandeep mishra gave props (7 May 2011):


  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (7 May 2011):

    A very beautiful closeup, Andrea!! I am not familiar with those flowers, but they are gorgeous.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (7 May 2011):

    They were definitely worth the "look-up"! So beautiful . . .

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (8 May 2011):

    Beautifully captured Andrea!!! Wonderful color and detail!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (8 May 2011):

    Beautiful image, have a wonderful day with your Mum :)

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (8 May 2011):

    Wonderful image, love the color Andrea !

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (10 May 2011):

    Beautiful flowers and excellent composition and lighting : )

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (14 May 2011):

    A gorgeous capture and lovely sentiment! I hope your mother had a very happy Mother's Day, Andrea!

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