To Trace a Line of Delicate Green

I used to visit and revisit it a dozen times a day, and stand in deep contemplation over my vegetable progeny with a love that nobody could share or conceive of who had never taken part in the process of creation. It was one of the most bewitching sights in the world to observe a hill of beans thrusting aside the soil, or a rose of early peas just peeping forth sufficiently to trace a line of delicate green. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mosses from and Old Manse

and I thought I was the only one…

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2 Replies to “To Trace a Line of Delicate Green”

  1. Yeah, I’m with you on this. It’s so awe-inspiring to see earth’s little miracles. Just goes to show that she knows what she’s doing, doesn’t it?

    By the way, I found you blog on and since I see you’re into writing, I wanted to let you know about a new e-zine that me and a few writer friends are putting together.

    It’s called The Oddville Press.

    You should check us out if you’re interested–it’s free to subscribe, hey!–or better yet, submit something!

    Thanks a bunch. ๐Ÿ™‚

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