Petals In A Lawyer Diary: The Creation of Hope

We hope for warm temperatures so we can finally play footsie with the soil. We hope for the sun to come out so we can finally go picnicking. We hope to sit outside and bury our feet in the grass. We hope to tempt our appetites...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Cherry Blossoms

In the spring float happily below skies, Where a sea of spring blooming trees, Kiss with endless blossoms. Pink or white the wind doesn't care, Just promise to give and take with passion, Until hearts sing of double cherry blossoms. Make a vow beneath the colourful shades, To love abundantly as April...

Bringing Sexy Back To Nature

About a year and months ago, I decided to blog about flower arrangements. At first, the writing was personal journals intended to share different arrangements from wild and domesticated plants. My beloved inspired the blog’s title "Petals in a Lawyer". After few posts I got an idea to...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Fairies and Witches

This poem was first published by "Naturewriting" Him: What are you staring at? She: Look, isn’t that beautiful? Him: They are indeed pretty mushrooms. She: No, they are not mushrooms. Him: Say what? She: They are apartments where fairies live. It’s a fairies complex. She: Look at that. Him: I see it. She: It’s...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Seducing Shy Peonies

One Saturday afternoon we drove to a specific location whereby my lawyer knew of a florist who sells the freshest of peonies. Back home he snipped them diagonally across the base of the stem. Then he arranged them in a vase half filled with warm water...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: It’s Your Wedding Day

Spring is here and the cherry trees are not done with you yet. As they shade off their beautiful flowers, they invite you to the biggest event of your life. Forget the traditional rice throwing while celebrating your big day. Your pathway is carpeted with...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Deflowering a Tulip

This spring-themed poem is published in "The Weekly Avocet - #70". You gifted me a spring entry With a bunch of velvety blooms. Once again I was your bride Hands clasped on tulips bouquet. A shy maiden of your love I closed tightly my flowery soul. When darkness knocked I flowered from our...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: The Trinity Clover

I was acquainted with shamrocks when a little girl. The sweet sour taste didn’t convince me it was something delicious, especially when it was given to me as a wound remedy. Whenever I suffered from mouth ulcers, my grandmother (RIP) squeezed shamrock leaves on...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: The Rounded Pride

You are fuming over something. You see an argument coming. Wendell Berry is indeed right, “Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup.” The day turned berrier and nobody lost their rounded pride. ...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Once Upon A Time

In the fairy-tale forest of Altenberg lived a handsome prince. One hot summer day, a beautiful African princess wandered through the forest, chasing butterflies that landed on wild daisies. Now and then she would stop to play on the edge of beautifully running stream. Curiosity...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: The Tanzanian Christmas Tree

Every time I recall the Christmas holiday season back home in Tanzania, the image of tropical flame trees come vividly alive. We had one in front our house, a landmark that never failed anyone on giving directions to Mama Gonsalves' house. December is the month...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: Adam & Eve

It was an extra warm July. The first berries of summer season were ripening. It was delightful to anticipate the picking and relishing; or harvesting for beautiful arrangements. However, some berries were meant to be admired from afar. She: Look at those berries. They are beautiful. Him:...