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Friday, 27 March 2009

Friday 55 Flash Fiction # 68 Spring

Spring


Unruly grass, needing a first cut.




Dead foliage, needs removing to allow new growth.




Previously bare branches, now sprouting buds.




Daffodils pushing their heads through the earth.




Snowdrops braving the last of the snow and frost,



shaking their heads in the biting March winds.



Just a few weeks before the garden bursts into life again.


Don't you just love Spring? 

Friday 55 Flash Fiction is brought to you by G-man (Mr Knowitall). The idea is you write a story in exactly 55 words. If you want to take part pop over and let G-man know when you've posted your 55.

39 comments:

Kaknu said...

I do love Spring! Great 55. ;-)

Thom said...

This is my favorite time of year. All the pictures are great :)

Dumdad said...

Yes, Spring, bring it on!

Flowerpot said...

I LOVE spring - best time f the year I think. Mind you I'm now looing out at solid rain - but we get that iin summer dont we?!

Nessa said...

And each line is like an haiku.

Daryl said...

Nice! I never remember to ask.. do you take the photos you use? They are very well done!

Connie said...

Nice pictures. I like your 55. I love spring because the trees grow leaves and flowers.

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

spring is grand!!!

smiles, bee
xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

citizen of the world said...

I find spring thrilling. So much promise.

Linda said...

I do love Spring but it has apparently decided to wait to make an appearance here in Connecticut! Where - oh where - are the daffodils?!?

g-man said...

You forgot to mention thawing dog crap, and the first worms getting crushed on the sidewalk...
But other than that...?
I love Spring!!

Thanks Ake for this Wonderful Contribution...You Rock Girl!!!

Have a Great Week-End....Galen

ciara said...

LOVE spring! someone else has a spring 55. i think everyone is definitely ready for it. :)

here's mine 55

Ron said...

Yes!!!...I SO love Spring!!!

However, we've been getting a few of those March biting winds lately!

Oh, well...Spring is on it's way!!!

Great 55 as usually, dear lady!

Enjoy your weekend!

X

buffalodick said...

We don't have any of that yet- this time of year Michigan resembles Mordor...

Akelamalu said...

Me too, thanks Kaknu :)

I love summer Thom but Spring holds so much promise doesn't it? :)

Yes bring it on Dumdad, we're ready for it!

We've had a lot of rain here too Flowerpot but it doesn't stop the daffs does it? LOL

Thankyou Nessa. I've never tried to write Haiku so I'll take that as a compliment. :)

Alas the photographs are not mine Daryl, I'm not very good with a camera - they're courtesy of Google Images.

Isn't it lovely when the trees start sprouting Connie and the birds get twittery? :)

It is indeed Bee x

Exactly Citizen :)

It's on its way Linda, it's on it's way. x

OH trust you G-man! LOL

Oh Spring is definitely in the air Ciara x

The March winds have been biting here too Ron but Spring is definitely on the way. :)

You're still in winter Buff? OH shame. xx

Mary said...

I do love Spring! Unfortunately, winter's grasp has not yet been broken here, but I know it is coming!

Great 55!

Mojo said...

We're slowly shaking off winter here... a little slower than most years but even at their worst, our winters are fairly mild so it's not so bad as all that. I love the anticipation that comes with this time of year -- except for the anticipation of the pollen storm that will soon erupt from it.

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Just a Plane Ride Away said...

Loving this Spring-y post! I do so adore this season. England is so beautiful this time of year.

Gledwood said...

The smell of freshly-cut grass rules!... You know ~ IF you work in the parfumerie industrie ~ you can get that precise aroma BOTTLED! How amazing is that~??!?

Anndi said...

It brings hope. I love the Spring :)

Mama Zen said...

I am so ready for spring!

Hootin' Anni said...

Absolutely wonderful.

Thanks for visiting with me and reading my 55 today.

jadey said...

I love the pics that accompany this and yes I do love Spring. Great 55 mine is up too.

Spiky Zora Jones said...

The poetry of spring...I loved it.

fabulous use of words to bring alive pictures in my mind.

More please. :D
Have a fab weekend too sweetie.

Akelamalu said...

It will be with you soon Mary, I'm sure. :)

I'm not a winter person at all Mojo so signs of Spring are always welcomed by me. :)

Yes Spring in England is very pretty JAPRA, I'm so pleased you enjoy it. :)

Fresh cut grass smell is divine Gleds. I didn't know you could buy it as a fragrance!

It certainly doesn Anndi :)

Me too Mama Zen!

I'm pleased you enjoyed ti Hootin' Anni :)

I think everyone loves Spring Jadey :)

Glad you liked it Spiky, have a great weekend m'deario. xx

Donnetta Lee said...

Oh, I want spring! Here in Oklahoma today we have blizzard and thunderstorms-severe weather. Sunday should start warming at last! Cool 55er. D

Jeff B said...

Nice 55, but I'm looking for 70. . . degrees Fahrenheit that is.

Mona said...

wow! another 55ve about spring! I got some pictures of spring posted on my blog too!

Travis said...

Now that is certainly evocative of spring!

Cloudia said...

A big breath of SPRING!!!!
Aloha & JOY

lettuce said...

yes, i just love it

hope it comes back soon!

Akelamalu said...

Blizzards Donnetta??? Crikey I hope we've seen the last of that sort of weather!:(

70F would be ideal Jeff!

Spring is definitely in the air Mona :)

Thanks Trav :)

Breathe it in Cloudia :)

It's on the way Lettie :)

cheshire wife said...

I think that we all need cheering up at this time of year and thankfully
Spring has been more cheerful than
usual this year.

Akelamalu said...

Spring never fails to cheer me up Cheshire Wife, the lighter mornings and evening and daffodils - wonderful! :0

KB said...

I love spring daffodils. Shame we are heading into autumn in my neck of the woods.

Akelamalu said...

Oh you're saying goodbye as we're saying hello KB!

Emmie said...

I LOVE spring! what a lovely lil poem!

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