6.21.2009

Oh So Delicious


Assimilate the beauty
the presence
of a flower
gobble it up
as though it be a
yummy snack
let it absorb into
and nurture every cell
of your body
your spirit
for it's beauty is your own


With joy in my heart, I wish you a wonderful Solstice!
With gratitude, I thank fathers everywhere for your unending presence
in your family and our world~


Enjoy others poetry inspired by the prompt; Assimilation: OSI
Flowers from around the world: Today's Flowers

78 comments:

  1. Tammie,
    Great captures of the columbine. You always do an amazing job.
    Smiles Barbara

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  2. wow... absolutely beautiful!

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  3. You speak my language here with this piece. Gorgeous.

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  4. Images and poetry combined beautifully on this summer solstice!
    I'm loving the color in that last shot - yummy snack indeed!

    My post is here: Carletta’s Captures.

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  5. Beautiful Tammie.. Like I say almost every post, your poetry is fabulous.

    That last little flower with all of the colors is terrific.

    Have a great day.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  6. Happy solstice to you and thanks for sharing these gorgeous flowers.

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  7. You always create a charming ambience, and I thank you for it... Great pictures, and superb poetry!

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  8. Hi Tammie !! You Really take wonderful photographs !! The flowers are simply beautiful...Great Post again...

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  9. This is the best Father's Day wish I have seen all day:)

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  10. nice job linking the sense -- what is beautiful to see as "delicious"!

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  11. Happy Solstice to you too.

    Lovely words and photographs x

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  12. Oops, seems I was early... The sun will be setting soon here, there goes the longest day of the year. Beautiful way to remember it.

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  13. These are great shots !

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  14. Really beautiful macros!!

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  15. Theses beauties has many color and you make wonderful macro-shots.

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  16. beautiful pics with wonderful words, thanks for sharing these beautiful thoughts

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  17. Such beauty and softness added to by your gentle words… Only nature can create such delicate beauty! What a wonderful way to bring in the summer solstice. Happy Summer!! Love and Light, Nina P.

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  18. So gorgeous and rich. Yours is the first I've read to day that embraces the possibilities of assimilation. Thanks!

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  19. Dear Tammie--
    Thank you for this perfectly assimilated beauty!

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  20. Fantastic shot. I have a few different columbine in my garden they are so beautiful.

    Thanks for visiting me

    Gunilla in Sweden

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  21. very nice close up shots....you must have a good camera as it is so clear...I will come back again and again as you have such a lovely site...cheers.

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  22. Your photos of this wonderful flower is so gorgeous! Lovely post for Today's Flowers - and great words as always! And you know I love your macros!

    Have a great Sunday!
    Valkyrien

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  23. Beautiful photos, the last one is wonderful I love the colors. Your poetry is also very beautiful.

    A very happy solstice,
    SQ

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  24. This is a real beauty -- hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer solstice!

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  25. Your pictures are so delicate, intricate and sensual. Beautiful :)

    Solstice blessings to you and your loved ones :)

    Kim x

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  26. Very loverly close-up of very beautiful flowers. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. Thank the Goodness, Tammie, for those edibble flowers. Like a cow grazing, we devour them with our eyes.
    Thank you for this delight, your neat little flower poem.
    Thank you too, for the First Day of Summer wish, happy Solistice Day to you too.
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  28. exquisite god's paintbrush

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  29. Awe-inspiring! Thank you for visiting my blog.

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  30. I gain warmth and peace from your work both through the camera and the keyboard. Bravo.

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  31. These are stunning shots of the beautiful flowers. Wonderful poem too.

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  32. Oh, am speechless of the grand flowers you have here, today and before. Love this, glad you came by my blog or I wouldn't have seen these beautiful shots. Great words too that goes well with your photos. I'm following your blog now. Good Day.

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  33. Oh, I adore this poetry and your photos are delicious!
    Happy Solstice to you : )
    Come check out my mama and child vintage apron giveaway Tammie!

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  34. Such positive thopughts. Wonderful photos!

    stolen from the air

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  35. You really knows how to combine photos and poetry.
    Beautiful!!!

    Nice week for you. Thanks for passing by.

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  36. Love the poetry and bloomed along with the flowers! Happy Summer Solstice!

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  37. What beautiful photographs...I could stare at flowers all day. And thanks so much for your heartfelt and uplifting post!

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  38. Happy Solstice!
    The Columbine is lovely...
    I am so happy I have met you.
    Joy!
    Sherry

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  39. Tammie thank you for your beautiful photos and poignant prose and gratitude. Thank you for sharing.
    Smiles

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  40. Love the purple...my lilacs are out finally and will be gone in a week. Its a shame they dont last that long because they really are my favourite spring flower. Yours are so pretty though, I might love them just as much if I had them here

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  41. Wow.....Visually delightful and wonderful words.

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  42. .....so beautiful! I loved this post...photos and words (full of softness and love, you weave everything together to create something special every time).

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  43. So pretty. Nice shots.

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  44. Stunning colors make these flowers look so beautiful. Well shot.

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  45. These are delicious! :)

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  46. love your pix Tammie..they are all nice...Pictures speaks a million words indeed.i love taking pictures too! take care!

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  47. I have the sense sometimes that you're in a parallel world conjuring up these beauties.

    As for the poetry, this is a beautiful line:

    for its beauty is your own

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  48. Very very pretty! I especially love that last shot.

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  49. lovely,... especially that last one!

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  50. Beautiful flowers! The colours are gorgeous :)

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  51. Hi Tammie,
    Thanks for all of the recent comments they are much appreciated.
    Looking through your pictures you are certainly in a beautiful part of the world and you capture the plants anf insects so well.
    I'm still trying to fight my logaholic addiction, but I am still making log piles where ever I go. I think I should just accept it.

    Cheers Mark

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  52. What wonderful colors of the flower - happy summer!

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  53. I am looking forward to your work in the summer season. Great shot of the columbine.

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  54. Tammie: What a wonderful look at the neat flower and nicely written.

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  55. To feel as present as this flower is a life-transforming exercise. Thanks for opening the minds of your blog readers, remote viewers and telepathic friends from afar.

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  56. Happy solstice to you, as well! This amazing piece with photos fills a need for renewal - wonderful!

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  57. Eating the columbine, the delicate purple and pink petals, the yellow stamen too and your words like a tossed spring salad. So lovely how this happens. thank you!!!
    Solstice blessings

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  58. Beautiful words for some beautiful pics at a beautiful time of year.

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  59. Stunning photographs you have! Beautiful done! Congrats!

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  60. Such a delicate snack on the ear and eye-- nicely done.

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  61. Lovely post and beautiful columbine.

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  62. so beautiful & so vibrant :)

    Have a nice day !

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  63. That was fabulous! And your celebration of Solstice and fathers is fabulous on its own.

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  64. Amazing pictures and wonderful words. You do a great job as always.

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  65. Gourmet poetry?
    Wonderful pictures too.

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  66. Gorgeous Gorgeous photos! I love them

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  67. These are wonderful captures of such a beautiful flower. I didn't know what it was at first.I've never seen that coloring in person. They are gorgeous!

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  68. Hi Tammie,
    I'm one of your Montana team members and want to say WOW, your photography is stunning!

    Julie

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  69. Beautiful macros! That's such an interesting and pretty little flower.

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  70. Delicious - indeed.
    And so very B*E*A*U*T*I*F*U*L! :)))

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  71. Such beautiful aquilegia photos.
    Janice.

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  72. AMazing pics of the flower and the poem perfectly accompanies~

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  73. Amazingly beautiful in all respects.
    Hugs and blessings,

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  74. The columbine has to be the most exquisite flower to photograph. You have certainly captured it here.

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie