May 01 2013

Pretty Little Pear Tree

Its Oxymoron day! Wordy wordless Wednesday. Our beautiful pear tree is blossoming a wonderful thing to see in the morning sun

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Silver dust
lifted from the earth,
higher than my arms reach,
you have mounted.
O silver,
higher than my arms reach
you front us with great mass;

no flower ever opened
so staunch a white leaf,
no flower ever parted silver
from such rare silver;

O white pear,
your flower-tufts,
thick on the branch,
bring summer and ripe fruits
in their purple hearts.

Hilda Doolittle

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  1. Ms. A


  2. Janine Huldie

    Simply beautiful and really do love that everything is coming alive again and blooming. Such a wonderful time of the year indeed!! :)

  3. ColleenB.

    beautiful blooms and great poem. Such a lovely site seeing the trees in their full bloom.
    I love pears. So much a person can do with them;especially when it comes to baking.
    Ok, gotta ask. What kind of pear tree is it?
    Thanks for sharing

  4. Heather @ new house new home new life

    They truly are a silver delight, especially at this time of year when they’re putting on such a gorgeous display.

  5. Jana

    Beautiful blossoms and poem.
    We have several Bradford Pear trees, meaning no fruit trees but they are gorgeous when they are blossoming in the Spring right before the bright green leaves appear. In the Fall, I love to watch the leaves turn into wonderful orange, reds and browns, such a beautiful sight.
    Hope you have a fabulous day!

  6. Linda

    This season of blooming trees is sheer delight. I’m just sorry it doesn’t last longer.

  7. Anita

    So pretty dear friend. Thanks so much for joining us as guest host for the scoop!!

  8. Rosey

    Lovely words and lovely blooms. :)

  9. Melissa B

    Such a pretty photo and wonderful poem! =)
    I love flowers like these!

    Have a wonderful day!

  10. Eden Hills

    Those are beautiful blossoms! I can almost smell them through the computer.

  11. bridgetstraub.com

    That is indeed a pretty little pear tree.

  12. Cyndi

    This IS a beautiful pear tree! Love it. :)

  13. June

    Hi Katherine! I am so glad you came by and that you left a comment so I could find your beautiful blog.
    Your pear blooms are lovely. I imagine the bees are in heaven at your house.

  14. Prayer notes by Cynthia

    Simply beautiful poem and photo! Katherine, you are one of the April giveaway winners. Drop by and comment.

  15. Holly

    Oh how lovely! Your oxymoron day posts always make me smile!
    Holly at Not Done Growing

  16. Rebekah

    I had never seen pear blossoms before. They are lovely!

  17. Savannah Granny

    All our Lord’s creations are perfect. Thanks for sharing this beauty. Hugs, Ginger

  18. Mary

    Katherine, what a beautiful pear tree, matched with a beautiful poem…you have really brightened my day by sharing these two gems!

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