Thus came the lovely spring with a rush of blossoms and music,
Flooding the earth with flowers, and the air with melodies vernal.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow~ Tales of a Wayside Inn, Pt. III.
AND more -- Tulips in my garden:
This is the original picture of my tulip "Esther Negrita".
After editing, some variations:
Once unseen and still
Below the surface buried
Now holder of spring sun