Friday, March 2, 2012

White Bell Flowers and Basho


White Bell Flowers
Originally uploaded by Enoch Ross

The temple bell stops
But I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
By Basho (1644-1694)

Ah, poetry and flowers, perfection, do you agree?

28 comments:

Mari said...

I agree - perfect! And the flowers are so pretty!

Lona said...

What beautiful bells. I love the path you were hiking on. What a view!

Celia M. c. said...

Terra , I can't wait to see the little darlings push their way through in our gardens ..[still covered with snow :( ]... I have missed visiting.. but hope to get back to regular posting and blog visits/reading next week.. hugs xo HHL

Chatty Crone said...

And spring is right around the corner. sandie

Jemi Fraser said...

I do! We had about 9 inches of heavy, wet snow last night, so this is a nice picture to see :)

rosaria said...

Yes!! And the lovely scent helps too.

the wild magnolia said...

I love Basho. This was new to me. Thank you, for sharing.

Lillies of the Valley are a favorite.

Daisy said...

How lovely!

Lynda said...

I love Lily of the Valley Flowers - - so beautiful and delicate.

Maple Lane said...

So very pretty - I just love this time of year. Blessings to you this weekend.

Debbie said...

I agree. Oh how MUCH I agree!

Vicki said...

Absolutely perfection, Terra! Those bell flowers are so sweet and charming. I love everything about them. Have a blessed Sunday! Vicki

Amrita said...

Reminds me of the poems of William Wordsworth

The Polka Dot Closet said...

I love bell flowers, what an amazing creation..Thank you Lord

Carol

Happyone said...

Yes!! So pretty.

bj said...

O, so perfect. :)

Marydon said...

Beautiful, Terra. Just a wee bit longer ours will be ringing ...

Have a great week.
TTFN ~
Marydon

Heart2Heart said...

Oh absolutely I agree! I think that they each inspire one another.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

sweet bell flowers! They look like the Lily of the Valley that blooms here. :)

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Oops...I see they are one and the same. :)

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I absolutely LOVE poetry...perfect combination! Enjoy your evening, my friend! ♥

Felicity said...

Totally and this is such a lovely quote - thank you for sharing.

Happy day!

Ann said...

Beautiful quote to go along with such a glorious flower. Thanks for stopping by today.
Ann

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Terra, I totally agree. So pretty!!

Barb ♥

NanaNor's said...

Hi there, Oh so beautiful and the poetry was a perfect match. Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Noreen

koralee said...

So wonderful...just saw a whole bunch of these on my walk the other day...pure Springtime JOY xoxox

Ginny said...

Yes, it is perfect! Beautiful white bells.

Ginny said...

They do remind me of Lily Of The Valley, which I don't know if it is a real lily or not!