The physics of beauty requires math. The sunflower has spirals of 21, 34, 55, 89, and – in very large sunflowers – 144 seeds. Each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers. This pattern seems to be everywhere: in pine needles and mollusk shells, in parrot beaks and spiral galaxies. After the fourteenth…
The clematis flower Delicate little tendrils, like soft hands Reaching up as if in prayer, up and up they expand Searching for the light… They sense their path, they have foresight Their inner compass is their guidance While they grow in silence Until they reach the perfect height To blossom like open hearts…
When I come near the red peony flower I tremble as water does near thunder, As the well does when the plates of earth move, Or the tree when fifty birds leave at once. The peony says that we have been given a gift, And it is not the gift of this world. Behind the…
What if you slept? And what if,
In your sleep
And what if,
In your dream,
The daisy follows soft the sun, And when his golden walk is done, Sits shyly at his feet.
A thing of such great beauty a lovely thing to see
The purple flowers that in Spring bloom on the magnolia tree
Leave the familiar for a while.
Let your senses and bodies stretch out
Like a welcomed season
Onto the meadows and shores and hills.
Open up to the Roof.
Here are some ideas on how to get inspired during this beautiful time:
“Out of the cold” Out of the cold and frozen earth The tiny shoots appear, And always take me by surprise At this time of year. Those minty, fragile drops of white On slender stalks of green, Have sometimes sprung up overnight Upon the winter scene. They are the first of all the flowers…
“I give it to the true friend
Who offers his frank hand to me.”
“Para el amigo sincero
Que me da su mano franca.”
THESE little thoughts are the rustle of leaves; they have their whisper of joy in my mind.
“Desert Flower” Seeds in desert sands, Patiently wait for sweet rains… To bloom their beauty! Lesson: Cultivate Patience: Through challenging conditions, The Soul truly Grows! (Blossoming in Love) Amira This poem is dedicated to my dear friend Alan who sent me a poem called “Desert Flower” and inspired this Haiku Este…