Tuesday, 28 March 2017



of, relating to, or belonging to the Rutaceae, a family of tropical and temperate flowering plants many of which have aromatic leaves. The family includes rue and citrus trees

In the cloister
We encountered
Miraculous grafts
Of a rutaceous ilk
Our ideal marmalade

Still on the tree


Dina said...

Oh, I love it!
Just yesterday I sighted a mixed citrus tree like that in someone's backyard here in the Negev, and I stood looking in awe.

spacedlaw said...

It is lovely to see and even lovelier to smell!

Dina said...

Yes indeed! The citrus trees are starting to bloom now in my village, and I stop and stand under each one, intoxicated by the smell.