…always it’s Spring) and everyone’s in love and flowers pick themselves -e.e. cummings
In emerald tufts, flowers purple, blue and white;
Like sapphire, pearl, and rich embroidery,
Buckled below fair knighthood’s bending knee;
Fairies use flowers for their charactery.
I held a moment in my hand, brilliant as a star, fragile as a flower, a tiny sliver of one hour. I dropped it carelessly, Ah! I didn’t know, I held opportunity. -Hazel Lee
I suppose that flowers, when they’re through blooming, have some sort of awareness of some purpose having been served. -Kurt Vonnegut
The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks. –Tennessee Williams, Camino Real