Street Sign and Flowers
In Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

“A glorious flower,
which blooms in spring.
A sidewalk glance,
and our eyes shall sing.”

–Martin Dejnicki, from “Poems About Flowers”

The street sign lets you know you’re in the Centrum neighborhood, right in the heart of the city.  The flowers on the balcony rail let you know that even in the middle of the urban center, beauty brightens the day.  As Lady Bird Johnson once said, “Flowers in the city are like lipstick on a woman…it just makes you look better to have a little color.”

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