One Word Photo Challenge: Purple

November 13, 2013 parkway 024


Crowning arch of the rainbow,

Most etheric vibration of light;

You bring peace and insight, forgiveness and transcendence.


Amethyst crystal,

Balancer and protector,

Stone of clarity and knowledge;

You bring healing and wisdom to those who choose you.

March 12, 2014 CW 044

Lavender, lilac, orchid, plum,

Living, growing, pure vibrant color-

Fragrance of peace and healing;

You bring delicious beauty to those who grow you.

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Blending blue with red,

Ending and beginning the endless wheel of color;

Your every tint and hue a mosaic of quiet beauty.

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Growing in fields of living rainbows,

From darkest purpley black

To lightest shade of periwinkle;

Maroon, mauve, cabernet, blue ecstatic May born Iris.

October 11 garden 004

Violets growing in springtime grass,

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Fields of lavender filling warm summer breeze with perfume,

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Juicy plums dribbling as I bite you,

Mauve hellebores poking through the snow,

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Lilac shrub bursting into flower as April warms,

Orchids blooming on the windowsill;

January 28 orchid 009

Beauty and happiness radiate in purple’s glow…

Words and Photos by Woodland Gnome 2014




Please visit Jennifer Nichole Wells who hosts this weekly One Word Photo Challenge.

About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

5 responses to “One Word Photo Challenge: Purple

  1. A lovely and large selection of purple! 😀

    • Thank you, Becca 😉 Much of my garden ends up being purple or shades of pink each year. Hard to narrow down the shots- although that wouldn’t be the problem were the challenge yellow or orange…. Best wishes, WG

  2. So many beautiful purple finds! I love the lighting in the first one! and that purple flower against the hay in “March 12, 2014 CW 133” pops so gorgeously. Thanks so much for sharing!! 🙂

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