Last Blooms of Summer

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Outside my kitchen window a sunflower keeps blooming
Not worried in the least about predicted frost.
Zinnias continue to bloom as well, overcoming mildew;
A great lesson for all… Bloom through to the end;
Frost is inevitable in our lives, but beauty can remain.

Photo: Dwight L. Roth
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43 thoughts on “Last Blooms of Summer

  1. I bought some flowers for my garden this spring but due to health issues never got around to planting them. They sit out in my yard and for some reason they are still blooming. My neighbors are now watching to see how long they last…lol Sadly, we might get snow this weekend.

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