End of Summer – Cinquain

Today 1st March is the first day of Autumn in Australia.


Murraya or Orange Blossom is now in bloom in my garden.

This evergreen shrub from south-east Asia grows to around 3m (10′) tall. Its genus name commemorates Dr. Johann Murray, an eighteenth-century Swedish botanist. Murrayas, along with such plants as choisya and citrus, belong to the Rutaceae family, which explains why their creamy white flowers smell just like orange blossom. The flowers are produced in abundance in spring then again in late summer or early autumn, but they also tend to appear after heavy rain. The plant has a dense, twiggy habit and glossy, dark green foliage, and makes an excellent privacy screen or hedge. Murrayas grow best in warm climates from Sydney to Perth and areas north. (Burke’s Backyard)

Copyright Irina Dimitric 2017

About irinadim

Kookaburra sweet, you neither chirp nor tweet. Your laughter is much like mine, my cackle is much like thine. We are two sister souls, one clad in feathers, the other in clothes. ~ Irina ~ I’m a budding blogger. Poetry and photography are my newest passions, living in perfect harmony inspiring each other. I like both free verse and form poetry and am quite proud to let you know that I am the creator of a new form named ‘tercetonine’. Blog Name: Irina's Poetry Corner Blog URL: http://irinadim.com
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8 Responses to End of Summer – Cinquain

  1. terramere says:

    Yes…like Susan B. I especially love the 4th line. Lovely…and a happy Autumn to you!

  2. cherylfoston says:

    Very Nice! 🙂

  3. milliethom says:

    Lovely poem, Irina, and lovely orange blossom, too. I remember from last year how you couldn’t wait for the mellower days of autumn to arrive. We’re waiting for spring’s warmth to arrive over here. 🙂

  4. Nice poem, nice article. One of my favourite flowers, along with Aster and Plumeria. : 0

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