Crocus, rejoicing

Spring rejoices in the crocus —

Covering her with ice on those cold April mornings.

Frozen

Spring comes dressed

As a single purple flower;

Single

In a happy group

Of colours;

Happy group copy

Or in a trio

Of petals and shadow and beauty.

Crocus trio copy

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84 responses

  1. Oh dear, you still have frosty nights, don’t you! I love springtime, it’s just wonderful to see how life returns after the cold winter. Your shots are very colourful happymakers!🙂
    Have a great new week, lady Fi. Greetings to from all of us in Norfolk, Dina

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    April 7, 2014 at 15:49

  2. Happy Spring – so lovely!

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    April 7, 2014 at 15:53

  3. Great showing Fi

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    April 7, 2014 at 16:18

  4. Didn’t think it was Spring until you reminded me.

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    April 7, 2014 at 16:32

  5. Very nice

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    April 7, 2014 at 16:57

  6. so lovely!

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    April 7, 2014 at 17:06

  7. Nice

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    April 7, 2014 at 17:57

  8. denise

    Oh my, absolutely gorgeous! Stunning photos,

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    April 7, 2014 at 18:00

  9. Hudson Howl

    No signs of Crocus rejoicing here as of yet. Thank you for yours though; it gives me hope. A week or two away I suspect in my backyard. I might have to resort to screaming into the ground, ‘come out come out wherever you are’.

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    April 7, 2014 at 18:20

  10. Beautiful!!! I’m still taking photos of flowers inside…too much snow outside!!!

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    April 7, 2014 at 18:22

  11. Little cupfuls of early spring joy!

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    April 7, 2014 at 18:33

  12. Wonderful shots of the crocuses. They are one of my favorite spring flowers.

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    April 7, 2014 at 18:41

  13. Stunningly vivid colors and detail. Love the light and shadow interplay on the translucent petals.

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    April 7, 2014 at 19:43

  14. Vilken skönhet att skåda!

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    April 7, 2014 at 20:43

  15. Yaaaaaay!
    These are beautiful, and long awaited, for sure.
    Our little yellow ones made an appearance late last week.
    Such a welcome sight.

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    April 7, 2014 at 20:57

  16. Joy

    Beautiful:)

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    April 7, 2014 at 21:06

  17. How beautiful!!! Very spring-ish🙂

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    April 7, 2014 at 21:32

  18. That flowers so wonderful, pure poetry and see the flowers so delicately!

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    April 7, 2014 at 22:41

  19. Such beautiful, colorful flowers for the day!! Isn’t it wonderful to see the colors returning in so many different ways!! I do love Spring! Hope you have a great week!

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    April 7, 2014 at 22:43

  20. How beautiful! Spring is my favorite season and your photos show me why!

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    April 7, 2014 at 22:51

  21. a very special small flower! your beautiful tribute!
    have a happy LadyF night

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    April 7, 2014 at 23:18

  22. Annual magic.

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    April 7, 2014 at 23:19

  23. nocolebolo


    Crocus are so beautiful and delicate flowers. I love them. I find them when I go weekly to the mountain.

    · hugs

    · CR · & · LMA ·

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    April 7, 2014 at 23:31

  24. like little purple trumpets of spring….glorious opening…

    happy monday to you…smile.s

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    April 8, 2014 at 00:39

  25. The first photo is a cold and shivery delight!

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    April 8, 2014 at 00:40

  26. Great images. Happy Spring.😀

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    April 8, 2014 at 01:26

  27. Lovely crocuces, I love their pretty colors. Gorgeous images! Enjoy your new week ahead!

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    April 8, 2014 at 01:51

  28. Really beautiful flowers!! They do a good job of announcing spring.

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    April 8, 2014 at 03:49

  29. Stunning photos! Thanks for capturing the beauty of the crocus in all its purple glory!

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    April 8, 2014 at 03:51

  30. It’s not just the crocii that are rejoicing…beautiful.

    Jen

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    April 8, 2014 at 04:04

  31. hey hey hey, spring has sprung, and such lovely colour. Purple was my favourite.

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    April 8, 2014 at 04:45

  32. Such beautiful crocus. I love their centres!

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    April 8, 2014 at 05:15

  33. How beautiful! Spring is still naked here I am afraid.

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    April 8, 2014 at 05:39

  34. These are so lovely and refreshing to look at. Nice captures.

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    April 8, 2014 at 05:44

  35. Now that is how to photograph flora. I will have to try harder. 😀

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    April 8, 2014 at 06:11

  36. Oh my, so very beautiful.
    Made me smile🙂
    Thank you!

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    April 8, 2014 at 06:40

  37. So pretty!

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    April 8, 2014 at 07:04

  38. Beautiful flowers and such a lovely welcome to spring.

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    April 8, 2014 at 07:25

  39. wundervoll
    LG vom katerchen

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    April 8, 2014 at 07:51

  40. Carole M/Australia

    beaut colours and photos of the crocus

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    April 8, 2014 at 07:57

  41. indrani

    Wow! Wonderful macros! Lovely color too.

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    April 8, 2014 at 09:58

  42. I was going to say that I don’t think crocuses do anything but rejoice but they are probably the saddest flower when they are dying.

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    April 8, 2014 at 10:08

  43. An exquisite sign that Spring has finally sprung!

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    April 8, 2014 at 10:30

  44. Is there anything more cheering than sunlight through spring flowers? Lovely!

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    April 8, 2014 at 11:35

  45. Loved the 2nd and 3rd pics the best!!

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    April 8, 2014 at 11:44

  46. Beautiful! Yay!!

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    April 8, 2014 at 12:40

  47. Gorgeous! One of the first signs of Spring for me, that I look forward to every year, are the crocuses. And this year they are both early and plentiful! It’s so great to see them turn their pretty faces up to the sun and see the bumblebees rolling in the pollen like little striped teddy bears. ♥ ♥

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    April 8, 2014 at 12:45

  48. Some woderful photos of spring flowers showing their full colours accompanied by your thoughts, that is what I love reading and seeing every week. You have got a talent for this. Have a great week!

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    April 8, 2014 at 14:22

  49. gorgeous snaps!!

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    April 8, 2014 at 14:44

  50. rejoice indeed!

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    April 8, 2014 at 15:10

  51. Your photos take my breath away. And I so love those little flowers ~ true representatives of spring.

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    April 8, 2014 at 16:01

  52. Dear Lady Fi, you brought spring into my office today–with the clarity of your words and your vision. Thank you. Peace.

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    April 8, 2014 at 16:42

  53. Such beautiful colours to inspire the day.

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    April 8, 2014 at 17:34

  54. JM

    Gorgeous colours!

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    April 8, 2014 at 17:41

  55. Beautiful purple crocus (brebenei… to me)!! I really have to go for a short walk to the botanical garden or near to a forrest! so much inspiration.. Lovely…

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    April 8, 2014 at 18:11

  56. Divine macro shots of the beautiful crocuses for OWT ~ xoxo
    artmusedog and carol (a creative harbor)

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    April 8, 2014 at 18:25

  57. I love the way the sunlight is coming through your crocuses!!!

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    April 8, 2014 at 18:25

  58. Ahhhhh…they speak of spring! iIt is always such a happy moment when they first appear!

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    April 8, 2014 at 22:26

  59. crocus is a very nice flower. Love the way you cought the light in them.

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    April 8, 2014 at 22:27

  60. bright and beautiful images!

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    April 8, 2014 at 23:24

  61. The Crocus are all gone here… we are onto bluebells now

    Mollyxxx

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    April 9, 2014 at 00:52

  62. Sunshine on purple cheeks. How glorious!

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    April 9, 2014 at 05:07

  63. A single petal sure can make a difference. As can one individual.

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    April 9, 2014 at 05:08

  64. Lovely images! So glad it’s spring at last!

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    April 9, 2014 at 06:14

  65. Lovely!

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    April 9, 2014 at 09:45

  66. so colorful and glowing🙂

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    April 9, 2014 at 11:06

  67. lindyloumac

    Such stunning crocus photos.

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    April 9, 2014 at 11:56

  68. daryledelstein

    i think they are my favorite spring flower and the most positive sign – here anyway – that spring has sprung!

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    April 9, 2014 at 13:54

  69. It has been a long winter. Thank goodness for the colors of spring

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    April 9, 2014 at 14:01

  70. A single swallow? A patch of flowers? It seems good enough for me.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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    April 9, 2014 at 14:04

  71. The Nelson Mandela quote is one of my favorites. Beautiful photos.

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    April 9, 2014 at 14:08

  72. Beautiful photos! Greetings from egypt!

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    April 9, 2014 at 14:26

  73. gorgeous blooms. Isn’t the start of spring the most magical time with the flowers opening their buds. Have a wonderful week and thank you for stopping by my blog.

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    April 9, 2014 at 15:33

  74. Beautiful colors and flowers, stunning spring photos

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    April 9, 2014 at 19:38

  75. Your post filled me with joy! Seeing my screen filled with gorgeous, purple blooms was heavenly. Thanks for the heart-lift! Happy Spring!

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    April 9, 2014 at 20:21

  76. Great pictures. I love the colors of Flowers and Spring!
    Happy Spring, Wieczora (◔‿◔) | my photoblog

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    April 9, 2014 at 21:03

  77. Isn’t it great to see the flowers again?

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    April 9, 2014 at 23:15

  78. Al

    Very beautiful, spring has certainly arrived there. Spring here means 20C one day and snow the next, so no flowers yet!

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    April 10, 2014 at 03:00

  79. Wonderful shots. So much happiness comes through these images!

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    April 10, 2014 at 04:35

  80. de belles couleurs aussi au fond

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    April 10, 2014 at 12:46

  81. YAY!!!

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    April 10, 2014 at 13:12

  82. That’s so colorful, charming and warmth!

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    April 11, 2014 at 12:04

  83. Beautiful!

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    April 11, 2014 at 17:12

  84. These are just beautiful shots! I love this color of crocuses..

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    April 21, 2014 at 12:43

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