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Mossy Boulder

Formation of a lush mossy garden
Surrounding a large mossy boulder
Years have come and gone across the morning sky
Sunrise palette red, yellow and orange glowing streaks
Shade and moisture makes the conditions right
Excellent compost materials nuture and thrive
Nature has other chances to arive
A beautiful scene across the garden
Successful can only transform
Colors and textures galore
Simple pleasures in my found treasure
Garden with a heart of stone

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse

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  1. Date: 2/2/2012 10:01:00 PM
    I've been reading some of your posts Doris and this is by far the most enjoyable yet. Nice verse, good imagery and a pleaseant picture to behold. Thanks for sharing and inviting us into your garden. Rockman :-)

  1. Date: 1/26/2012 6:19:00 AM
    Doris..I think you are a serious gardener after reading this one. Just great. The fact you are writing more of nurturing the garden with compost is to my heart's delight. ONly 12 plus more weeks if you are in the midwest with me. lol. Check out my silly garden poem if you get time..I Love Dirt!..I was feeling just like you. h aha.

  1. Date: 1/21/2012 3:23:00 PM
    The last line wraps it up so eloquently Doris. Gardens are so dear to my heart!

  1. Date: 1/21/2012 5:52:00 AM
    This makes me smile as I also love to feast of my garden through all the seasons. Good imagery used as I can picture your garden....Jant

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 8:36:00 PM
    I know you have heard the old cliche "A rolling stone gathers no moss". If the boulder is stationary, then the moss and other growth have a chance. This is a decently descriptive piece.

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 11:32:00 AM
    So Doris a green heart of stone for your garden...) enjoyed my friend...

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 11:26:00 AM
    Wow! Doris... Your just loved this morning by the same poets.... I enjoy bith poets on the bottom..yes even John, hes a good smiling laugh...ha ha..mossy a clear fetish for some... Love it... Pd..

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 9:20:00 AM
    Smile ˜ Wonderfully picturesque with vibrant colours dear beautiful Doris yet as for a heart of stone ˜ I Am more inclined towards a beating, breathing, pulsing, thriving, heart of sanguine gold * A Heart of Love ˜ Always, John!:) ˜

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 9:10:00 AM
    This is really cool. I love my garden too and I have a really big back yard. We have made it a butterfly garden with two circular shapped gardens in the center. In the center of each of these are large decorative rocks around which we planted flowers that encourage the butterflys and dragonflys to come. Love this. God Bless, JB