Essay — Summer bloomers

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Up close photo of pale pink crinum lily taken by HL Carpenter
Crinum lily image source: HL Carpenter

From a giant bulb
or a tiny corm,
summer bloomers thrive
when the air is warm.
In this world of art
brilliance is the norm.

Close up photo of red, orange, and yellow Crocosmia against a blue background taken by HL Carpenter
Crocosmia image source: HL Carpenter



HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at


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