In the Blink of an Eye

April is one of those months that passes in the “Blink of an Eye”.

In April, after anticipating the coming of Spring through long winter months, nature hits the fast forward button. One minute tree limbs are skeletal and the next covered with unfolding leaf buds. One minute gelatinous masses float in the pond and the next minute fat little tadpoles are thick in the water.

In the Blink of an Eye

It is April. In the “Blink of an Eye” tadpoles wiggle free from the masses of eggs in the pond.

The first tadpoles of April appear seemingly overnight.

The first tadpoles of April seem to appear overnight.

In the “Blink of an Eye” colors pour across the landscape like paint on a palette.

April Color

April Color

In the "Blink of an Eye" the petals of Dogwood and Redbud trees will loosen and drop to the ground in the April woods of Virginia.

My watercolor of Dogwood and Redbud trees decorating the woods of April.

Bright flowers of the Redbud and Dogwood trees are here too short a time.

In the”Blink of an Eye” it will be May Day.  Perhaps then life on Earth will settle into a slower pace where writers and painters can blink and not miss an inspirational moment.

About Karen Hines Art

I am an artist living in the mountains of Virginia and expressing my love of nature through painting.
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