Tags: Alberta

lilacs

May Musings

“What is so sweet and dear as a prosperous morn in May, the confident prime of the day, and the dauntless youth of the year, when nothing that asks for bliss, asking aright, is denied?” – William Watson, Ode in May, 1880 “The new earth quickens as you rise. The May Queen is waiting. Feel […]

narcissus-1350494_960_720

Winds of March

“The March wind roars like a lion in the sky, and makes us shiver as he passes by. When winds are soft, and the days are warm and clear. Just like a gentle lamb, then spring is here.” – author unknown   “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.” – […]

frosty-1081851_960_720

Jest in January

“The hiss was now becoming a roar—the whole world was a vast moving screen of snow—but even now it said peace, it said remoteness, it said cold, it said sleep.” – Conrad Aiken, American Pulitzer Prize-winning author “January is here, with eyes that keenly glow. A frost-mailed warrior striding a shadowy steed of snow.” – […]