Tethered and Devoted

lacehydrangea1sphere of pillowed sky
one faceless gathering of blue

shyly, I want to sit by you
but don’t

old globe come home
a blue-soft let near the cheek

dozer, I’m tethered, and devoted
to your raw and lonely bloom

my lavish need to drink
your world of crowded cups to fill.
~Tara Bray “hydrangea”

I can’t not look at the blooms everywhere now after the deprivation of winter. The rich colors and textures are overwhelming and welcome.

I capture them as best I can; some in a vase, most in photos. In photos they never wilt, blessed with a kind of immortality.

2 thoughts on “Tethered and Devoted

  1. Thank you for this beautiful, delicious treat for my eyes this overcast chilly morn in upstate NY.
    Our spring here so far is cautious about making its full time presence. It is teasing us.

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  2. i LOVE hydrangeas…mine are blooming big and beautiful! i always think of my grandma…she had them all around her house 🙂 you have the best photos, and i always enjoy your posts!

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