Engleza de joi/ Dandelion

Dandelion = a small wild plant with a bright yellow flower that becomes a soft white ball of seeds called a dandelion clock.

“Most of the dandelions had changed from suns into moons.”
Vladimir Nabokov


Art by James R. Eads.


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10 comments on “Engleza de joi/ Dandelion
  1. grumpytyke says:

    They are among my (and Petronela’s) favourite flowers – so cheerfully misbehaved.😉

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  2. In my city many people are obsessed with eradicating them from their lawns. Some even go to superstores to purchase elaborate mechanised pullers. I’ve always thought them beautiful.

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  3. daisymae2017 says:

    We get a whole bunch each year. They are among the daisies which make them hard to get when you snap their heads off. They’re messy too. Get all that yellow on your hands-messy.

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  4. Methinks it’s psychological projection of their own inner “weeds.” Like Lady Macbeth, “out damned spot!” Xx☺😱💖

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  5. Iulia Halatz says:

    I totally agree! You see way beyond my words :). I am every day at war with my inner “weeds”. Sometimes I win, sometimes I learn 🙂 I am sorry for responding so late.. I bid you a lovely day!


  6. Yuriy Ku says:

    Never heard this wonderful observation from Nabokov. His visuality strikes and your choice of these harmonious definitions as well. ~

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