“Sweet May hath come to love us,
Flowers, trees, their blossoms don;
And through the blue heavens above us
The very clouds move on.”
– Heinrich Heine, Book of Songs
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The sight of these tiny green shoots on a rose bush just off my balcony set my heart all aflutter! I have nothing in my garden containers that’s in bloom just yet, though I do have one, lonely sunflower seed that has sprouted unceremoniously in one empty pot. I never fail to be inspired by their tenacity.
Happy May Day to all — enjoy Earth’s slow stretch as she awakens her finest green.