Bleached Blossoms:

by Scott Cole   Jan 27, 2018

The now docile hillside is speckled with remnants
Of weathered skin tones of diluted mixtures,
Polka dotting the fading fabric of Spring's greenery
With watereddown pastel petals of withered textures.

For those golden threads of vivid grand gesture
That once sewed those bountiful fields of grandeur,
With knitted corsages of brightly embroidered yarns
No longer embellish their springtime glossy splendor.

As Mother Nature's collage of florals lose their luster
And their multicolored bloodlines start to stray,
Her earthly woven bouquets of decomposing flowers
Slowly start to highlight their seasonable decay.

For now those once flourishing meadows of pigments
That were crossstitched with blossoming delight,
Is now overshadowed with underlining discoloration
From those Fall undertones that overtake their limelight.


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  • 11 months ago

    by Ren

    Stunning work! Absolutely love this, well done!

  • 11 months ago

    by Brenda

    Scott, what a lovely write about nature. To mix in such visual delights and needlework was quite entertaining. Well done-

  • 11 months ago

    by Milly Hayward

    Beautifully written, with wonderful textures and imagery. I loved that you wove nature with needlecraft and knitting. I can definitely see this becoming a favourite. Best wishes Milly x

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