But pleasures are like poppies spread,
You seize the flower, it’s bloom is shed;
Or, like the snow-fall in the river,
A moment white, then melts forever.

Robert Burns

Blowing in the Wind

16 Comments CherryPie on Jan 25th 2015

16 Responses to “Cherie’s Place – Thought for the Week”

  1. Anne says:

    Hi CherryPie, I love Poppies, I have many photos and they do come in different colours which is brilliant .. super post. Thank you for your lovely comment on my blogiversary too. take care Anne

  2. lisl says:

    What a lovely country garden, Cherie

  3. Ginnie says:

    Here today, gone tomorrow. I guess that’s why we’re supposed to live in the NOW?!

  4. Nothing lasts forever…

  5. Amfortas says:


    You continually inspire. And make it look so simple and easy.

  6. Beautiful poppies and a wonderful quote.

  7. Garden not so fully planted when we were there. Pretty now.