February Poetical Selection...

Was it the smile of early spring
That made my bosom glow?'
Twas sweet, but neither sun nor wind
Could raise my spirit so.
Was it some feeling of delight,
All vague and undefined?
No, 'twas a rapture deep and strong,
Expanding in the mind!

Anne Bronte, In Memory of A Happy Day in February

I'm a little groundhog, it's my day.
Wake and stretch, go out and play.
Down in my burrow, down so deep,
Time to wake, from my long winter's sleep.
Grumble, grumble, scratch, scratch,
Grunt, grunt, yawn.
I'll eat my breakfast in your front lawn.
I'm a little groundhog, it's my day.
Wake up and stretch, go out and play.
Author Unknown

If apples were pears
And peaches were plums
And the rose had a different name.
If tigers were bears
And fingers were thumbs
I'd love you just the same.
Valentine's Day Songs and Poems

To each and every friend of mine
I'll send a lovely valentine.
Mom, Dad, Sis, and Brother, too.
Will receive a heart that says,
"I love you."

Author Unknown

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Special Thanks
Special Thanks to Town & Country Gardens Contributors: blogger, CanTeach, dive-angel (Karin), flickr, Gator_5, Jasmine&Roses, Michael P. Garofalo, Mike_tn, Mississippi_Snopes, ::reflecting truth::, Rita Crane Photography. Rita Crane, daughter of LIFE magazine photographer Ralph Crane. Her work can be seen on Flickr at Rita Crane Photography or on her website., W.D. Williams

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