Saturday, April 24, 2010

Photo Hunter — "addiction"



Could have posted chocolate, or ice cream,
or cigarettes (kicked that one, fortunately).
I don't have a garden—or a green thumb—so I wait 
all winter for the flower people to return
 to the greenmarket so I can feed my addiction 
for fresh flowers.  (If you think of them as 
food for the soul, it hardly even seems like an indulgence.)
Well, the flower folks ARE back—last week, daffodils; 
this week, tulips; next week, lilacs!

[See more "addictions" here.]

9 comments:

  1. I love these! Beautiful color choice Alexa.
    & Tulips just happen to be one of my favorites.

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  2. beautiful flowers! love the colors :)

    leethroughthelens.blogspot.com

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  3. I love your two, I mean, tulips.

    Not to mention these stalwarts of the ilk.

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  4. Beautiful and unusual tulips! My addiction was 'good' too.

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  5. I like your analogy - "food for the soul". Beautiful saying and beautiful picture.

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  6. Oooh, Alexa...the lighting against that dark background, wowee.

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  7. aloha,

    i like your own interpretation of addiction , wow i am also addicted to flowers and plants

    come and check out my addiction on my sari blog, come join if you feel inspired.

    http://noelmorata.blogspot.com/2010/04/words-that-inspire.html

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  8. The first spring tulips seem to lift the spirits, don't they? Nice photo!

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