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Abecedarian Blooms

Apple blossoms derived from the Wild crab
Birds of paradise resemble a brightly colored bird in flight
Cosmos flowers are very popular among gardeners for its beauty
Dogwood is a symbol of Christianity

Eastern redbud known as spice wood tree
Freesia flowers undeniably the “individualists” of the plant world
Ghost flowers depicted a ghostly translucent with reddish-purple spot
Hawthorn flowers heal the broken heart

Iris flowers symbolize as goddess of the rainbow
Jasmine known for its sweet, exotic fragrance for thousands of years
Kangaroo paw noted for their unique bird attracting flowers
Lesser celandine has a hairless perennial in the buttercup family

Mountain laurel known as mountain-laurel or spoon wood
Naked lady known for her scientific name amaryllis or “sparkling”
Orchids also known for its ‘testicles’ – shape roots as Greek meaning
Pussy willow fancied likeness to tiny cats or “pussies”

Quercus prinus a scientific name which means Chestnut oak
Ranunculus also known as St. Anthony’s turnip.
Spring snowflake known for its scientific meaning as ‘spring white violet’
Tiger lily stands for wealth and prosperity

Ursinia is named in honor of German scholar Johannes Ursinus
Viburnum also known as cranberry bush
Winter aconite is a genus of eight species of flowering plants
Xylosteum a scientific name which means European fly honeysuckle

Yellow anemone known for its other name as buttercup anemone
Zinnia symbolizes as lasting affection and goodness


04/28/16


9th placer in a contest
given by Broken Wings

11th placer in a contest
by Eve Roper

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Date: 7/24/2016 1:25:00 AM
Beautiful win...moon flower .
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Date: 6/9/2016 5:49:00 PM
Excellent structure - creating a memorable glossary of flowers! Congrats on your win in the "Any Poem You Ever Penned" poetry contest. I enjoyed your work - Jesse
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Date: 6/8/2016 8:07:00 PM
Well done. Congratulations on your win Moon.
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Date: 6/8/2016 5:37:00 PM
Hi Moon. Congrats on your placement with this lovely piece!! ;-)
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Date: 6/5/2016 9:19:00 PM
Congrats on your win.
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Date: 6/5/2016 8:59:00 PM
Moon Flower, congratulations on your win! I would have placed higher because of the very hard work that you put into it, but it was more statements then poem. Hugs Eve
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Date: 6/5/2016 7:22:00 PM
Moon Flower, beautifully penned lady...congrats on your placement in the contest! :)-Luloo
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Date: 4/28/2016 8:58:00 PM
this is a very informational write on all these lovely flowers, Moon flower. There has to be one named Moon flower too!! That one is a beauty!!
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Moon Flower
Date: 5/1/2016 7:19:00 AM
I'm honored. Thanks a lot Andrea. :)
Date: 4/28/2016 6:38:00 PM
Hi Moon Flower, this is such a great Abecedarian poem on spring flowers. I love the way you tell so much about each one -- a real learning experience for the reader! Best wishes for the contest. Hugs, Sandra
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Moon Flower
Date: 5/1/2016 7:18:00 AM
Thank you Sandra. :)
Date: 4/28/2016 4:23:00 PM
such a floral delight.. this is really good, moon!..huggs
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Moon Flower
Date: 5/1/2016 7:17:00 AM
Thank you, Nette. Hugs.
Date: 4/28/2016 12:29:00 PM
Excellent write, Moon Flower. Best wishes for the contest. T.J
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Moon Flower
Date: 5/1/2016 7:17:00 AM
Thank you, TJ.
Date: 4/28/2016 3:28:00 AM
What a cleverly created piece of writing, both in its superb use of botanical names - A - Z and yet with a gentle stream of words.
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Moon Flower
Date: 4/28/2016 7:55:00 AM
Thank you for the kind words, Emma. :)
Date: 4/27/2016 10:38:00 PM
Very nicely penned
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Moon Flower
Date: 4/28/2016 7:54:00 AM
Thank you, Joseph.
Date: 4/27/2016 2:03:00 PM
Beautiful imagery in your spring abecedarian good luck in the contest:-) hugs jan xx
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Moon Flower
Date: 4/28/2016 7:45:00 AM
Thanks Jan. Hugs.