741. A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest of men. ~Roald Dahl

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Nonsense, you say,
Why that’s right up my alley.
It adds spice to life
and soothes the strife.
So here I go like Dr. Seuss
but with a touch of poetic residues.
~Natalie Scarberry

Wham bam popped the hollyhock!

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Swoosh unfurled a shady lady morning glory!

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Blam boom burst the echinacea!

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Zoom scampered the gladiola!

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Kapow pounced the daylily!

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Onomatopoeia imitates a sound
that it describes with nonsensical words
while alliteration repeats the same letter or sound
at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
And so today after photographing flowers with amazing colors
I thought it might be fun to let you see with both your eyes and ears.

The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple. ~Psalm 19:7   ✝

**Top photo via Pinterest; rest were taken by Natalie

30 thoughts on “741. A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest of men. ~Roald Dahl

  1. I think we all have a little silly kid inside who wants to come out and play. Mine has been hiding too long. Thanks for bringing her out to peek at the gorgeous flowers! This was delightful!

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  2. What a hoot—the energy of words mingles with the energy of blooming and sprouting—-a tremendous job well done capturing the excitement of beauty and life rolled into one!!!
    By the way, did you ever receive the little Paris magazine in the mail?
    I wanted to whet your whistle 🙂
    Oh la la. . . .
    Hugs and happy blooming
    cookie

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