Tuesday, April 9, 2019


On Easter morning,
a sunrise service:
pink clouds turn crimson,
burning above Cherry Mountain.

The ridge line bursts forth
with new life:
purple phlox spreads
a tapestry on verdant grass,

the Brasstown Valley echoes
with a chorus of robins
lifting praise songs,
three rabbits hopping

through the dandelions
that sprinkle sunshine
on the banks of Hyatt-Mill Creek.
Crystal clear water bubbles

over smooth river rocks
baptizing the mallard ducks,
the hillsides washed with snow;
thousands of white crosses

blooming on the dogwoods.
From winter's dark tomb,
tulips pop up with rainbows,
earth celebrates the risen Lord!
           --Brenda Kay Ledford

I wish all my blogger friends a very blessed and happy Easter!

The tomb is empty! He is risen indeed!


Ruth Hiebert said...

Wishing you a Blessed Easter.

lil red hen said...

Very, very pretty, both words and photos. May you have a blessed Easter!

Susie Swanson said...

Beautiful poem Brenda. Happy Easter to you as well!!

Connie said...

Beautiful words in your poem, Brenda, and the accompanying photos are lovely too. Wishing you a Happy Easter!

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Such lovely and inspirational words! Love the sky photo as well! Wishing you a blessed Easter holiday!

Eggs In My Pocket said...

Such a touching and inspirational poem! Wishing you a blessed Easter!

Glenda Beall said...

Great blog post, Brenda. Love the photos.

Karen said...

This is a lovely poem and wonderful pictures. I am so thankful for our risen Savior.


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