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  1. Who thought such blue could be? Who knew it there
    Accumulating in each blushing cluster?
    Like gilded things which by and by unluster
    They gently grow unblue as if from wear.
    That one should give such rosiness out free!
    Does it stay theirs still, smiling where it went?
    Are angels there to take it tenderly like a scent?
    Or, it may be, they only let it go
    That it might never learn of overblowing.
    Beneath this blue there lurked a greenness, though,
    Which listened and now fades away, all knowing.

    UNKNOWN
  1. 27th October 2011 – FEATURED in Artists Universe
  2. 28th October 2011 – FEATURED in Aquatic Flowers & Hydrangeas

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plants, flower, flowers, hydrangeas, hortensia, watercolour, watercolor, nature, garden, country garden, maree clarkson, tarlton, magaliesburg, krugersdorp, gauteng, south africa, the hydrangea

I am a watercolorist living on my little piece of African soil in Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa. The inspiration for my art is the wonderfully rich variety of Fauna and Flora to be found throughout this beautiful country.
“There is a fine line between dreams and reality; it’s up to you to draw it.”

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Comments

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 2 years ago

    Cool!! Beautiful hydrangeas, love them! …. gave mine some compost this morning!

  • Thank you Liz! That’s next on my list, the compost, and also tying my Hydrangeas up – the flowers get so big that the whole plant leans over!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • karina73020
    karina73020over 2 years ago

    Enjoy it, very lovely blue tones :)) i wish you a nice week Kxx

  • Thanks so much for the fav Karina, much appreciated! and a lovely week to you too!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 2 years ago

    Always pretty, even as they fade. Beautiful, Maree.

  • Thanks Sheila and I know, they’re gorgeous when faded and dry!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • EvaMarIza
    EvaMarIzaover 2 years ago

    So beautiful !

  • Thanks so much Eva!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 2 years ago

    Very beautiful, Maree.

  • Thanks dot, glad you like it!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • citywind
    citywindover 2 years ago

    I like this one Maree

  • Thank you Sandro!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago


    OCTOBER 26th, 2011
    ► See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges
    Mary

  • This is so great Mary! Thank you for the feature, much appreciated!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 2 years ago


    Autumn Warmth and Wonders Collection
    October 28, 2011
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  • This is really so great Darlene! Thanks for the feature, much appreciated!

    – Maree Clarkson

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 2 years ago

    Geluk! geluk!! Netjiese blommetjies dié!

  • Aaaaah, baie dankie dat jy kom inloer het Liz!

    – Maree Clarkson

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