as they were

“Vibrant”, I said

“We have yellow lilies.”


I don’t want wishy washy, pale, polite, flowers. I want oomph and vigour and fun and life.

“Or, we have some sunflowers…”

That! Yes! Sunflowers!

And so it came to pass. A large circle of strong yellow sunflowers, with some of the yellow lilies, accessorised by those nice red berry type things that seem to be available all year round.

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I’m sure there’s no law that says that wreaths on family graves need to be sombre. Let them reflect the personalities we gather to remember.

Julia’s 100 Word Challenge: yellow


7 thoughts on “as they were

  1. I like the idea that flowers should reflect the personality of the person. Though in some cases the chosen flowers might be a bit dreary!

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