Saturday, June 30, 2012

Love is a Garden


Love is a garden
Where happiness grows
From the hopes that we planted
And the seeds that were sown
Love blooms like flowers
And opens our hearts
To the beauty that surrounds us
And soon fills our hearts
With the wonders of life
And a beauty profound
The birds sing more sweetly
In the branches of trees
The leaves sing their song
In the soft morning breeze
The flowers are more lovely
When we take the time to feel
A tapestry of petals
Where the flowers grow
Woven with their fragrance
In the sunshine's morning glow
Love is a garden
Where grows a tree of life
Where wishes are granted
And dreams realised ...

Prose by Dianne Dawes ... ♥

Painting "Morning Sunshine" with kind permission from the artist Karen Fields.
Thank you Karen for sharing your beautiful painting to accompany my prose.

60 comments:

foam said...

very, very lovely, dianne! i love this analogy. i love the art you found to go with it. i did click on Karen's site. She has a lovely blog and lovely artwork.
of course, we know that a garden needs a lot of tending to, otherwise it just withers or is overgrown with undesirable schtuff.

have a wonderful cool weekend! it's blazingly hot here .. :-)

JUAN FUENTES said...

Amiga Dianne.Tu cultura y tu poesia
son como rayos de luz que llegan a todos tus amigos.
Mi admiración hacia tu persona sube cada dia un poco más.
Un fuerte abrazo
Juan

Elia said...

uauuuu...uauuuuu
This is so beautiful poem, dear Dianne.
One thing I am sure, when you sow so much love, much peace and joy and love in your garden as you do,
you can only collect the same but doubled!

besos desde España
I send you sunshine!

♡eljardindemiduende ^^

Leovi said...

Yes, very beautiful, endearing love poem, full of optimism, I really like Dianne.
besos.

Joop Zand said...

Hello dear Dianne

You deserve a big compliment....it's so wonderful again...... i love it.

greetings, Joop

♥●• İzdihër •●♥ said...

This is amazing.I have always heard love is this,love is that.Never heard Love is a garden. So beautiful.

Giga said...

Dziękuję za piękny wiersz, wzruszyłam się czytając go.Zdjęcie do niego wspaniale pasuje. Pozdrawiam.
Thank you for the beautiful poem, was moved by reading it. Picture him a great fit. Yours.

dianne said...

Thank you Foamy dearest friend for your lovely comment. I am so pleased that you enjoyed my prose. Yes, an unusual concept but love can be many things and found in many places ... and just like a garden it must be nurtured and allowed to grow from the first time we are aware of its existence or inception.
I was so fortunate to have Karen give me permission to use her beautiful painting, it is just perfect.

I am sorry it is so hot there, we have had some cold, wet miserable days but today has been sunny and a pleasant 19ºC; the nights are very cold so lots of bed covers.
I hope it cools down for you soon, I don't want my little sweet pea wilting! :-)
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Juan mi querido amigo, gracias por tus hermosas palabras. Este poema no tiene la tristeza, el amor y la belleza acaba de difundir un poco de felicidad a usted ya mis amigos.
Un fuerte abrazo
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you Elia dearest friend for your sweet words; yes I do sow so much love in my garden and in this prose. I am rewarded by the happiness I find there in the flowers, the feelings I express in words and in the kind messages from my friends.

Thank you for the sunshine, it is quite cold here now.
besos desde Australia!

xoxoxo ♡ ^^

dianne said...

Oh, thank you Leovi dear friend, for your sweet comment, I am so pleased that you liked my poem; yes optimism is a wonderful thing to hold on to.
Besos
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Joop dear friend, you are so sweet, thank you for your lovely words and encouragement, it is appreciated.

Warm greetings and a hug, Dianne

xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you dear İzdihër , I am so pleased that you like my prose. Yes, perhaps an unusual concept but love can be many things and can be found in the beauty of a garden. :)

xoxoxo ♡

J Cosmo Newbery said...

Like all gardens, it needs constant tending!

dianne said...

Dziękuję kochanie Giga , jestem bardzo zadowolony, że moje słowa przeniósł się wam, że jest taki piękny, co można powiedzieć.
ciepłe pozdrowienia

Oh, thank you dear Giga , I am so pleased that my words moved you, that is such a lovely thing to say.
Warm greetings

xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you dear J Cosmo , for your kind words ... yes, constant tending if the seeds of hope are to grow.

xoxoxo ♡

Tiago Braga said...

Ohhh so cute and true! lovely post, love a beautifull gardeen, and I am glad that you belong to my Gardeen =)

Kiss

Betty Manousos said...

great sentiment, dianne, and i have to say that love needs constant tending like all gardens.

lovely poem and tender words!

besos! xx

Giancarlo said...

L'amore è un eden, sempre pieno di colori e profumi!! bella poesia! buona domenica...ciao

dianne said...

Ohhh you are so cute dear Tiago , I think I shall adopt you for my number 3 son! :)
Thank you for your lovely comment and I am very happy and feel privileged to belong to your Garden. :)
Love and hugs dear friend!
beijos xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you Betty dear friend for your lovely words ... yes, love does need constant tending if it is going to blossom like the flowers.

besos! xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Ciao caro amico Giancarlo , ti ringrazio per le parole più belle, sì l'amore è un paradiso che è pieno di belle sensazioni.
Vi auguro una bella giornata!
xoxoxo ♡

/t. said...

beautiful
art & poem, dianne

wishing you well

× × ×

/t.

dianne said...

Thank you dear /t. for your kind words. Yes, Karen's art is beautiful and I am happy that you enjoyed my poem.

Thank you for your kind wishes my friend, I wish you the same.

xoxoxo ♡

Art said...

I liked the poem, so beautiful.
Wish you a nice summer!

dianne said...

Thank you dear Art for your kind words ... I wish it was Summer, we are actually in Midwinter. :)
xoxoxo ♡

Olga said...

I see that winter has come to Australia. It's strange, but there is a lot of optimism and sunshine streaming from your poem.

JUAN FUENTES said...

Amiga Dianne.Tus poemas son valvulas de escapes a tus inquietudes y pesadumbres,éstas te hacen ser más poeta.
Un fuerte abrazo

JUAN FUENTES said...

Las aves son más fieles con sus parejas que los humanos.
Los humanos que nos cremos superiores a allas, deberíamos aprender de ellas.
Un fuerte abrazo

Antonio Machado said...

Love and flowers!
Peace and beautiful live!
Congratulations and a big hug

♥Anna & die Tüddel-Ecke♥ said...

Dear Dianne,
I did not mean to scare - I'm sorry. Of course I will make blogging more. My old laptop does not want to but the way I want it ...
Unfortunately, I have to blog through my work not so much. But I always like to look purely at your blog page! You always write wonderful poems and I really like your photos.
I embrace you all love!
Synke

dianne said...

Thank you Olga dear for your kind words, yes some optimism in my poem, but I feel it will be fleeting.
Winter is upon us, it is cold but the sun is shining today. :)
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Juanquerido amigo, las preocupaciones y las tristezas, los que inspiran mis poemas están agotando. Gracias por sus amables palabras.
Un fuerte abrazo
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Juan querido amigo, gracias por tu amable comentario. Sí algunas aves se quedan unos con otros para la vida y cuidan el uno hacia el otro en su sociedad, podemos aprender mucho de ellos.
Un fuerte abrazo

xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you Antonio dear friend for your thoughtful comment; yes love and flowers just seem to go together.
A big hug for you!
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Synke sweet friend, there is no need to apologise, when I read your post I realised you weren't leaving, you were saying Goodbye to your old laptop.
I am so pleased that you are staying, it would be sad to lose you, your lovely words and photos.
Thank you for your kind words, I send you my love and a hug too!
Dianne.
xoxoxo ♡

Enrique G.A. said...

Hello Dianne, very, very beautiful, a peciosa analogy, filled it with beauty and art.
A very beautiful garden, which needs care and love for the beautiful flowers do not wilt.
Greetings. -

JUAN FUENTES said...

Amiga Dianne.Por esta parte de Andalucia no se producen nevadas.
Era el color de la tierra..
Un fuerte abrazo

klea bw said...

so beautiful words ! love the painting too

Ricardo Miñana said...

Hola Dianne, siempre es hermoso leerte amiga.
que tengas un buen día.
saludos.

AVY said...

How terrible to be close to winter.

/ Avy
http://MyMotherFuckedMickJagger.blogspot.com



Leovi said...

Delicious, I like your art to sow love.
Besos.

dianne said...

Thank you dear Enrique for your very thoughtful words ... I am so pleased that you appreciated my analogy, the care that we put into a garden is so similar to love, both must be tended to grow and blossom.
Greetings
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Juan querido amigo, la foto era hermoso, creo que fue la temporada incorrecta para la nieve para estar en las montañas.
Un cálido abrazo
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you dear klea bw for your lovely comment, I am so pleased that you liked both my poem and Karen's painting.

xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Estimado Ricardo , gracias por tus hermosas palabras, usted tiene un buen día también mi amigo.
saludos
xoxoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you for your visiting and for your comment AVY , no it is not so terrible to be in Winter, our Winter's are quite mild, no snow or blizzards where I live south of Sydney.

That is an unusual name for your blog, if it is true, I would guess that your Mother would be one amongst many young women who fell under his spell. ;-)
xoxoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you Leovi dear friend, yes it is good when my words sow the seeds of love.
Besos
xoxoxo ♡

HLiza said...

So true Dianne, and when it fails to bloom action must be taken to get things right..as love will always face challenges.

Marty said...

how beautiful are your words dear dianne ! so romantic that garden of love ! the painting is beautiful !
lovely post
bisous dianne

JUAN FUENTES said...

A miga Dianne.Celebro te sigan gustando mis fotografias,con ellas te maando siempre algo de mi tierra.
Un fuerte aabrazo

dianne said...

Thank you dear HLiza for your lovely words, yes, love is wonderful when it blossoms as we would hope but the garden is quite barren when the seeds fail to grow.
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Thank you Marty dear friend for your lovely words, I am happy that you enjoyed my garden of love and yes, the image is beautiful.
I live in a dream world of romantic love and hope for happy endings but true life is not like that for me, so I write poems.
bisous
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Juan querido amigo, disfrutar de sus imágenes, su tierra es tan hermosa.
Un fuerte abrazo
xoxoxo ♡

Leovi said...

The birdsong and the gentle hiss of the breeze among the branches can heal the soul.
Besos.

Magia da Inês said...

❤✿•.¸•.¸¸
O amor é um jardim que todos deveriam cultivar!

♡ Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil
✿•.¸¸✿⊱╮

dianne said...

Thank you dear friend Leovi for your lovely words, yes the songs of birds and the breeze in the branches is music for the soul.
Besos
xoxoxo ♡

dianne said...

Inês querida amiga obrigado por suas doces palavras, sim, o amor é um jardim que todos nós devemos cultivar.
Tenha um belo fim de semana.
beijos
xoxoxo ♡

puerileuwaite said...

I once was in a garden for many hours. And the leaves actually did seem to start talking to me, telling me to "leave". Then I realized I was in a BEER garden, and those weren't leaves: they were bouncers.

dianne said...

Thank you for your amusing comment Pugsly my sweet, I hope that next time you find yourself in a BEER garden that the bouncers are more friendly.

Little pugs should not consume too much alcohol it is not good for you my sweet.
xoxoxo ♡